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New Pet

Dan Yaccarino. Hyperion Books for Children, $15.99 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-7868-0579-2

New Pet by Dan Yaccarino continues the Blast Off Boy and Blorp series begun with First Day on a Strange New Planet. Blast Off Boy doesn't mind having swapped places with Blorp in the Galactic Space Exchange Program except that he misses his dachshund, Scooter. Meanwhile, Scooter continues to hide from Blorp. Each boy finds another pet as a companion with comic results. (Sept.)