Matt Phelan: Selected Titles

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About Plum to the Rescue! by Matt Phelan

It’s baby animal season at the Athensville Zoo! Is Plum responsible enough to watch over five exuberant peachicks? From award-winning author-artist Matt Phelan—creator of Knights vs. DinosaursPlum to the Rescue! is the fourth book about a young peacock whose adventures are funny, hopeful, and always kindhearted. A hilarious and highly illustrated novel perfect for reluctant readers and animal lovers everywhere.

Plum is sure he can handle supervising five energetic—and mischievous—peachicks. How hard could it be? When one of the chicks ends up in the clutches of two notorious, badly behaved young zoo patrons, Plum will face his most thrilling adventure yet—a rescue mission outside the zoo walls!

With short chapters and energetic black-and-white illustrations, these novels about Plum and his friends at the zoo are just right for newly independent readers, tackling an emotional theme relevant and accessible to the audience. Full of heart and humor, Plum to the Rescue! is a great choice for fans of the Mercy Watson and the Princess in Black series.

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