Other Books in Series
This is book number 1 in the Blue, Barry & Pancakes series.
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Blue, Barry, and Pancakes are best friends, but sometimes friends make mistakes.
One day, when the gang goes to the beach, Barry and Pancakes lose Blue’s beloved beach ball. They come up with a plan to get it back, but things go way off course. Now, these pals will have to go inside a giant whale’s stomach, crash a pool party on an alien spaceship, and survive Duckzilla’s volcanic birthday bash if they ever hope to see Blue’s beach ball again!
About the Author
Dan & Jason go back. Waaaaay back. They have directed award-winning commercials, created hit cartoon shows, and even sold a feature-film concept, but nothing has prepared them for this... the pinnacle of their storied career: publishing the hilarious and heartwarming comic tales of Blue, Barry & Pancakes?! Dan & Jason have packed it with everything they know about drawing, writing, and the enduring power of friendship. Please enjoy their comic book debut! They make everything together. They think it, draw it, write it, mix it, bake it, and serve it together. Teamwork!
"A friendly beach excursion turns into a fantastical adventure in this action-filled early reader graphic novel debut reminiscent of Nickelodeon cartoons. ...Creative team Dan & Jason write, draw, color, and letter together in their children’s book debut; they fill energetic and cinematic panels with sound effects and screwball comedy, resulting in an absurd tale of friendship that never stops moving."—Publisher's Weekly
"Rapidly paced and loaded with absurdity and laughs, dynamic cartoon illustrations sweep readers along on a journey designed to humorously upend their expectations. A happy ending and gentle lesson on friendship close what is happily the first of many escapades."—Booklist
"The cartoon art is bright and appealing, with loud colors, exaggerated comic reactions, and goofy details. ...Riotously entertaining. Readers will look forward to more adventures with this quirky trio."—School Library Journal
"A joyful, slapstick romp."—Horn Book