Egg Marks the Spot (Skunk and Badger #2)

by Amy Timberlake (Author) Jon Klassen (Illustrator)

Egg Marks the Spot (Skunk and Badger #2)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

Buried in the heart of every animal is a secret treasure.

Badger's is the Spider Eye Agate, stolen years ago by his crafty and treasure-trade-dealing cousin, Fisher. Skunk's is Sundays with the New Yak Times Book Review. When Mr. G. Hedgehog threatens to take the Book Review as soon as it thumps on the doorstep, Skunk decides an adventure ("X Marks the Spot!") will solve both their problems. Badger agrees, and together they set off for his favorite campsite on Endless Lake.

But all is not as it seems at Campsite #5. Harrumphs in the night. Unexpected friends. Then Fisher appears, and Badger knows something is up. Something involving secrets, betrayals, and lies. And a luminous, late-Jurassic prize.

In a volume that includes full-color plates and additional black-and-white illustrations by Caldecott medalist Jon Klassen, Newbery Honor author Amy Timberlake takes readers on a second adventure in the new series reviewers have called an instant classic, with comparisons to Frog and Toad, Winnie-the-Pooh, and TheWind in the Willows.

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Starred Review
As wonderful as Important Rock Work.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Algonquin Young Readers
Publication date
September 20, 2021
Skunk and Badger
BISAC categories
JUV039060 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Friendship
JUV039050 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Emotions & Feelings
JUV029000 - Juvenile Fiction | Nature & the Natural World | General
JUV002160 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Mammals
Library of Congress categories

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