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For a curious warthog like Boris, adventure is always just around the corner!
This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!
Boris loves pets! And he already has lots of them. All he's missing is his favorite animal, a Komodo dragon--the biggest lizard in the world!
When Boris brags to the kids in his class that he's getting one, everyone wants to see it. Boris needs to come up with a plan...fast. Luckily, he's got his friends by his side and a lizard up his sleeve!
Andrew Joyner is an illustrator and cartoonist published internationally in newspapers and magazines including THE SUNDAY AGE, THE AGE, SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, SUN-HERALD, SOUTH CHINA MONRING POST, and READER'S DIGEST. He has illustrated books by humorists Ross Campbell and Wendy Harmer. THE TERRIBLE PLOP was his first picture book and most recently, he has produced a series of chapter books featuring Boris, a loveable warthog. He lives in Strathalbyn, South Australia.
"Joyner moves effortlessly between small written sections and big illustrations with comic style text. Really gorgeous...But above all, they're just ridiculously fun boy books."
--Elizabeth Bird, New York Public Library