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Surf's up

by Alexander, Kwame,

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 30 Libraries 32 of 35 copies
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Summary
Surf's up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book (Moby Dick), Dude can't help but get curious. Before you can shout 'Surf's up!' both frogs are sharing the same adventure, that is, until they get to the beach. Newbery Medal Winner, Kwame Alexander, and Daniel Miyares have joined forces to give little listeners a wild ride.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Newbery medalist Alexander introduces Bro (the green frog surfer) and Dude (the red frog reader). You'd rather read a book than go to the beach? asks Bro. SHHHH! I'm almost done, replies Dude. The pair ride to the ocean; Dude reading, and Bro steering the scooter. Despite Bro's pretense of disinterest, he soon becomes curious about Dude's exciting tale of whale versus man, as Dude can't keep his enthusiasm to himself: he shouts things like Wowie Kazowie! and Whoa, Daddy-O! every time something happens. As Dude finishes the Totally Awesome Book! he is off to surf in the ocean, while Bro, desperate to hear the exciting conclusion, picks it up and stays on the sand. Bright and colorful page spreads illustrate the personalities of the active protagonists, as well as the action-packed scenes of Dude's book: the crazed captain, the embattled ship, the writhing whale, and the catastrophic conclusion. The simple text is in two colors, red and green, to match the two friends' conversations. A fun romp with a twist.--Gepson, Lolly Copyright 2016 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: ""You'd rather read a book than go to the beach?" A surfer frog named Dude can't believe that his fellow surfer frog Bro is sticking with a "boring" book instead of hanging 10. But after hearing Bro's running commentary on the book's Moby-Dick-esque plot, Dude gets just as carried away. "Batten down the hatches!" shouts Bro, who has cast himself as Ahab in the midst of a mighty storm. "Do what to the what?" asks Dude-but he's right there on board the ship, too. Alexander, the 2015 Newbery Medalist for The Crossover, starts off at full throttle and never lets up: almost every line of this all-dialogue story ends in an exclamation point, and the liberal use of bright, all-caps typography ratchets up the emotions even higher. But the real excitement is in Miyares's (Float) wondrously rollicking drawings. Working in saturated colors and boldly graphic textures, he sends these big-eyed, freaked-out frogs hurtling (often literally) between fantasy and reality. It's a wild ride on the sea of imagination, and a rousing high-five to the power of reading. Ages 4-8. Illustrator's agency: Studio Goodwin Sturges. (Feb.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891. -- Moby Dick -- Juvenile fiction.
Reading -- Juvenile fiction.
Books -- Juvenile fiction.
Surfing -- Juvenile fiction.
Whales -- Juvenile fiction.
Frogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Reading -- Fiction.
Books -- Fiction.
Surfing -- Fiction.
Whales -- Fiction.
Frogs -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :2015
Contributors Miyares, Daniel, illustrator.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
ISBN 9780735842205
0735842205
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