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Bogart and Vinnie by Audrey Vernick | Giveaway

The Children’s Book Review
Published: June 19, 2013

BogartAndVinnieEnter to win a copy of Audrey Vernick’s Bogart and Vinnie: A Completely Made-Up Story of True Friendship, illustrated by Henry Cole.

Giveaway begins June 19, 2013, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends July 18, 2013, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 4-8

Hardcover: 40 pages

Book Overview

When Vinnie, a crazy-happy dog, gets lost while visiting a nature preserve with his family, he finds comfort in the company of Bogart, a big, lazy rhinoceros. Vinnie loves his new friend, but Bogart would rather just take a nap. A friendship soon blossoms-even if Vinnie’s definition of “friendship” is very different from Bogart’s-and when word of their unique situation spreads, Bogart and Vinnie are a worldwide sensation! But as soon as their fifteen seconds of fame ends, what’s left is a bond even Bogart can’t ignore.

Pairing picture-book veteran, Henry Cole, with up-and-coming author, Audrey Vernick, this clever spoof of the unendingly popular interspecies animal-friendship story is full of heart and humor.

About the Author

Audrey Vernick is the author of several picture books, including So You Want to Be a Rock StarIs Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? and Brothers at Bat, which was a New York Times Notable Book and Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books Blue Ribbon Award winner. A two-time recipient of the New Jersey Arts Council’s fiction fellowship, Audrey lives near the ocean with her husband, two children, and two crazy-happy dogs. www.audreyvernick.com

About the Illustrator

HENRY COLE has illustrated more than ninety books for children, includingUnspoken, which received several starred reviews and is a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, the popular (and often banned) And Tango Makes Three, and I Know a Wee Piggy, which received two starred reviews. He lives in both Florida and Virginia. www.henrycole.net

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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