Danger on Mount Choco (Blue, Barry & Pancakes #3)

by Jason (Author)

Danger on Mount Choco (Blue, Barry & Pancakes #3)
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade
The third volume of the children's graphic novel series of friendship stories for emerging readers, featuring three friends (a bunny, a worm, and a frog) who get into conflicts and adventures driven by their very different personalities. Blue, Barry, and Pancakes are best friends! They love funky music, penguins that wear hats, and going on BIG adventures! One day, Barry convinces Blue and Pancakes to enter an epic sundae-making contest. Blue and Pancakes just want to have fun, but Barry is in it to WIN IT. He knows exactly how he's going to get the trophy, but it's going to be dangerous. It'll take sacrifice. He might even lose his pals along the way... Like all friends, Blue, Barry, and Pancakes can make mistakes... but at the end of the day, they always have each other's backs. And tops, and sides, and fronts, too!

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School Library Journal

K-Gr 3--An ice cream sundae contest turns into a humorous quest for Blue, Barry, and Pancakes, everyone's favorite worm, frog, and rabbit trio. To build the best sundae and help Barry finally win a coveted trophy, the three friends seek the greatest chocolate ice cream in the universe, located in a yeti's lair on top of Mount Choco. Each protagonist helps overcome obstacles, from crossing the Sea of Sea Sickness to impressing the yeti with funky dance moves. Creative paneling and focus lend variety to the layouts--Barry's echoing cry in his empty trophy room takes up a full page, while Blue's underground jaunt to retrieve sunglasses results in the dynamic and fun display of character movement known as the De Luca effect. Back matter includes extra gags and a guide to making a miniature comic. VERDICT Humor carries three tight-knit friends underwater and over mountains; new and returning readers alike will be charmed.

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Review quotes

-Humor carries three tight-knit friends -underwater and over mountains; new and returning readers alike will be charmed. - School Library Journal

Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson have been making stuff together for a very looong time! They created the animated television program Rocket Monkeys, and they've directed countless animated commercials for major global brands. Their short films have won numerous awards and their cartoons and comics have been published in The New Yorker and Nickelodeon magazine.

Dan & Jason both attended the Rhode Island School of Design and then both moved to New York City to begin their world conquest. These days Jason has jumped across the Hudson to live in New Jersey with his wife and two children. Even though they're hundreds of miles apart they still draw together every day.

Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
January 20, 2022
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