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Dog & Hat and the Lunar Eclipse Picnic: Book No. 2 (Hardcover)

Dog & Hat and the Lunar Eclipse Picnic: Book No. 2 By Darin Shuler (Illustrator), Darin Shuler Cover Image
By Darin Shuler (Illustrator), Darin Shuler
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Frog & Toad meet Elephant & Piggie meet Bill & Ted in this wonderfully strange and funny book about best friends on a cosmic adventure.

Dog & Hat search for some dreamy moon magic!

When Ant sets out to visit her cousins on moon, Dog and Hat join the journey, hoping to arrive in time to have a picnic during a very special moon occasion—a lunar eclipse. Can the trio overcome the many obstacles to get there in time?

Dreams, jokes, and curiosities abound in this wonderfully strange and funny adventure where Dog and Hat (and Ant!) discover that big dreams are possible when friends provide help along the way.

Can you imagine anything more magical?

ENDLESSLY DETAILED: There are tons of unexpected things to find on every page! From inside jokes to hidden clues and side plots, the pages of this book are filled with surprising and funny details that are sure to delight readers equally the first read and the hundredth. 

TOTALLY UNIQUE: The art for this children's book is like nothing you've seen before! The bright, popping colors and unconventional character design evoke the creativity of 1990s cartoons and the palette of Sesame Street.

A FRIENDSHIP STORY: Dog and Hat are supportive and affectionate, and they know each other in ways only best friends can. Readers will love getting to know this lovably strange duo who work together, no matter what life throws at them!

COMIC BOOK APPEAL: Its bright, graphic-paneled imagery and funny banter are sure to hold any reader's attention. Kids drawn to comic books and graphic novels will delight in this comic-book-inspired story made just for early readers!

A NEW, FUN SERIES: Emerging readers love series and this one looks and feels like nothing else on the shelves.

Dog & Hat and the Lost Polka Dots
"A madcap graphic novel debut, [with] color-saturated panels . . . humorous details and hidden objects." —Publishers Weekly

"Expect to giggle over the fun facts, puns [and] jokes. . . . A treat for the eyes." —Kirkus Reviews

Perfect for:
  • New readers and reluctant readers looking for a quirky, engaging story
  • Fans of Nickelodeon, Adventure Time, and other fantasy animated cartoon series
  • Kids who are drawn to comics and graphic novels
  • Kids who love series
  • Anyone who loves quirky illustration and art
  • Gift givers seeking unique children's friendship books, young graphic novels, and playful fantasy for kids

About the Author

Darin Shuler is an award-winning comics artist from the Pacific Northwest. Growing up, he spent any minute he could reading, watching, and drawing cartoons. He loves to make stories about friends who go on adventures together and learn a lot about themselves and each other along the way. He lives with his partner, two daughters, and mother-in-law in Bothell, Washington.

Praise For…

“...wonderfully surreal. This out-of-this-world adventure proves that with good friends and happy thoughts, any dream can be realized.” — Kirkus Reviews 

Product Details
ISBN: 9781797206899
ISBN-10: 1797206893
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2023
Pages: 104
Language: English