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Wedgie & Gizmo vs. the Great Outdoors (Hardcover)
“A delightfully fun read that will leave you in stitches!”—Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat
Fans of Stick Dog and My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish will LOL when rival pets Wedgie and Gizmo brave their first family camping trip in book three of bestselling author Suzanne Selfors’s hilarious illustrated series.
Wedgie and Gizmo’s humans are taking their first family vacation—to a campground by a lake! And their pets are too destructive to stay home alone. Wedgie the corgi is super-excited. He can’t wait to chase squirrels and poop in the woods!
But Gizmo, the evil genius guinea pig, has no time for games. He must convince the forest critters to join his Evil Horde and help him take over the world—one tent at a time.
Bestselling author Suzanne Selfors lives on a mysterious island in the Pacific Northwest, where she spends most of her time making up stories, which is her very favorite thing to do. She has a dog and a cat, and is seriously considering getting an Evil Genius guinea pig. You can visit her at www.suzanneselfors.com
Barbara Fisinger is an illustrator, character designer, and visual development artist. Her books include the Wedgie & Gizmo series. You can visit her on Tumblr at www.barbarafisinger.tumblr.com.
Praise for Wedgie & Gizmo: “A delightfully fun read that will keep you in stiches!” — Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner for THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE: THE UNIMAGINARY FRIEND
“Readers will love Wedgie and Gizmo’s distinct and hilarious voices and Barbara Fisinger’s adorable and eye-catching illustrations!” — John Schumacher (aka Mr. Schu), Ambassador for School Libraries
“Great for one-on-one sharing or independent reading. A solid purchase for libraries looking for early chapter books.” — School Library Journal
“Amusing and imaginative.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Gizmo and Wedgie alternate narrating duties in this hilarious chapter book, and their over-the-top personalities make the story clip along.” — Booklist
“A delightfully comedic look at the chaos that is family life… There’s plenty of warmth and humor, with a bit of sardonic bite from Gizmo, and readers of Jamieson’s The Great Pet Escape will find much to love here.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books