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Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs

By Eric Litwin   Illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545883788 Hardcover
40 Pages | 8.88" x 11.27" | Ages 3 to 5

Meet Groovy Joe, a fun-lovin’, guitar-strummin’, doggy-ice-cream-eatin’ pup as he wrangles three hungry dinosaurs and soon has them singing, grooving, and sharing!

Groovy Joe was living the dream.

He had a spoon and tub of doggy ice cream.

And he started to sing:

Love my doggy ice cream! Love my doggy ice cream!

In his debut adventure, Groovy Joe faces three roaring dinosaurs hungry for his doggy ice cream! Oh no! But Joe knows just what to do and soon enough he has them all sharing while moving and singing along.

Signature rhyme, repetition, and musical writing style, combined with wild and witty illustrations come together to create an unforgettable new character who embodies positivity, creativity, and kindness. Groovy Joe is here, ready to get groovy — he will sing his way into reader’s hearts and have them giggling and moving all the while!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes

"I could not believe how simple yet creative it was... Eric, inspired by folk songs, fun, and folksy folks, is a guitar-strumming, song-singing, banjo-picking, tale-telling, harmonica-blowing guy." —Children’s Literature

Praise for Exclamation Mark!

* "How does an exclamation mark learn his purpose? Readers will giggle and cheer to see the process." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "This picture book deserves a !!!" —Booklist, starred review

* "This one is a must-have!!!" —School Library Journal, starred review