cover image HOPPY & JOE


Betty Paraskevas, , illus. by Michael Paraskevas. . S&S/Aladdin, $6.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-689-85046-2

Splashes of beach-ball-bright color set the summery mood in this tale of an unlikely friendship between a dog and a one-legged seagull. "The mother-and-son collaborators demonstrate their customary brand of offbeat humor," said PW. Ages 4-8. (June)