Marvin & James Save the Day and Elaine Helps! (Masterpiece Adventures #4)

by Elise Broach (Author) Kelly Murphy (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Book 4 in the Masterpiece Adventures chapter book series featuring Marvin the beetle and his best friend, James.James's father, Karl, and Christina, his friend from the museum, are getting married! James is the ring bearer and he is excited but also nervous. He loves Christina yet he is worried about losing his dad to a different family and a different life. And what if, at the wedding, James drops the ring? His beetle best friend Marvin promises to help him, but Marvin ends up with an even more critical job when something goes wrong. Will the whole wedding be ruined? Not if Marvin and James and Elaine can help it.This young chapter book for emergent readers captures the miniature world and friendship of Marvin the beetle and James. Complete with charming illustrations on every page by Kelly Murphy.Christy Ottaviano Books
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Elise Broach
Elise Broach lives in Easton, Connecticut. David Catrow lives in Springfield, Ohio.
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Henry Holt & Company
Publication date
April 20, 2019
Masterpiece Adventures
BISAC categories
JUV039060 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Friendship
JUV002140 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Insects, Spiders, etc.
JUV045000 - Juvenile Fiction | Readers | Chapter Books
Library of Congress categories
Human-animal relationships

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