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Absolutely Lucy #1: Absolutely Lucy
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by Amanda Harvey
Trade Paperback

Bobby Quinn is shy. In fact, he's so shy, he has trouble making friends. But that changes when he gets a squirmy little puppy for his birthday. Unlike Bobby, Lucy isn't shy at all. And to his surprise, she keeps dragging him into all sorts of adventures—and friendships, too! In this... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #1: Absolutely Lucy
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by Amanda Harvey
eBook

Bobby Quinn is shy. In fact, he's so shy, he has trouble making friends. But that changes when he gets a squirmy little puppy for his birthday. Unlike Bobby, Lucy isn't shy at all. And to his surprise, she keeps dragging him into all sorts of adventures—and friendships, too! In this... Read More
 





The Annoying Team
Written by Ilene Cooper
Trade Paperback

Tim has a big problem. A big, tall problem named Jon. Jon always teases Tim. Then Tim gets the idea to start the Annoying Team. With the help of other kids who hate being picked on, Tim can bug Jon back. But will being annoying ever get . . . annoying?... Read More
 





The Annoying Team
Written by Ilene Cooper
eBook

Tim has a big problem. A big, tall problem named Jon. Jon always teases Tim. Then Tim gets the idea to start the Annoying Team. With the help of other kids who hate being picked on, Tim can bug Jon back. But will being annoying ever get . . . annoying?


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Little Lucy
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by John Kanzler
Trade Paperback

Learn to read with Ilene Cooper's adorable beagle puppy, Lucy!

Lucy likes to run. She likes to bark. She likes to chew and howl. But when Bobby and his family take her to a lake, she finds out there's one thing she doesn't like—the water!

Step 3 (Reading on Your Own) is for... Read More
 





Little Lucy
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by John Kanzler
eBook

Learn to read with Ilene Cooper's adorable beagle puppy, Lucy!

Lucy likes to run. She likes to bark. She likes to chew and howl. But when Bobby and his family take her to a lake, she finds out there's one thing she doesn't like—the water!

Step 3 (Reading on Your Own) is for... Read More
 





Little Lucy
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by John Kanzler
Hardcover Library Binding

Learn to read with Ilene Cooper's adorable beagle puppy, Lucy!

Lucy likes to run. She likes to bark. She likes to chew and howl. But when Bobby and his family take her to a lake, she finds out there's one thing she doesn't like—the water!

Step 3 (Reading on Your Own) is for... Read More
 





Little Lucy Goes to School: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Ilene Cooper
eBook

With over 1.6 million Lucy books sold, this beguiling beagle has captured the hearts of both beginning readers and early chapter book fans!
 
Learn to read with Ilene Cooper’s adorable beagle puppy, Lucy!
 
What does Bobby do all day at school? Lucy wants to know! So when Bobby’s mom... Read More
 





Little Lucy Goes to School
Written by Ilene Cooper
Hardcover Library Binding

With over 1.6 million Lucy books sold, this beguiling beagle has captured the hearts of both beginning readers and early chapter book fans!
 
Learn to read with Ilene Cooper’s adorable beagle puppy, Lucy!
 
What does Bobby do all day at school? Lucy wants to know! So when Bobby’s mom... Read More
 





Little Lucy Goes to School
Written by Ilene Cooper
eBook

With over 1.6 million Lucy books sold, this beguiling beagle has captured the hearts of both beginning readers and early chapter book fans!
 
Learn to read with Ilene Cooper’s adorable beagle puppy, Lucy!
 
What does Bobby do all day at school? Lucy wants to know! So when Bobby’s mom... Read More
 





Little Lucy Goes to School
Written by Ilene Cooper
Trade Paperback

With over 1.6 million Lucy books sold, this beguiling beagle has captured the hearts of both beginning readers and early chapter book fans!
 
Learn to read with Ilene Cooper’s adorable beagle puppy, Lucy!
 
What does Bobby do all day at school? Lucy wants to know! So when Bobby’s mom... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #3: Look at Lucy!
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by David Merrell
Trade Paperback

Bobby is so proud of his puppy Lucy. She's a terrific friend, and a great dog. So when a local store has a pet contest, he happily enters Lucy in it. But it turns out the pet that wins the contest may be featured on TV—with its owner! Bobby is shy... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #3: Look at Lucy!
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by David Merrell
eBook

Bobby is so proud of his puppy Lucy. She's a terrific friend, and a great dog. So when a local store has a pet contest, he happily enters Lucy in it. But it turns out the pet that wins the contest may be featured on TV—with its owner! Bobby is shy... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #4: Lucy on the Ball
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by David Merrell
Trade Paperback

Ilene Cooper's fourth story of a boy and his beagle takes Bobby and Lucy into the wild playing fields of grade-school soccer.

Every kid loves soccer, right? Not Bobby. He likes to watch sports, but he doesn't really like to play them. He'd rather play with his beagle puppy, Lucy. But when... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #4: Lucy on the Ball
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by David Merrell
eBook

Ilene Cooper's fourth story of a boy and his beagle takes Bobby and Lucy into the wild playing fields of grade-school soccer.

Every kid loves soccer, right? Not Bobby. He likes to watch sports, but he doesn't really like to play them. He'd rather play with his beagle puppy, Lucy. But when... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #2: Lucy on the Loose
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by Amanda Harvey
Trade Paperback

When Bobby Quinn got a beagle puppy for his eighth birthday, his whole life changed. Lucy helped him forget his shyness and make new friends. But now Lucy's taken off after a fat orange cat, and no one in the neighborhood has seen her anywhere. What will Bobby do if his... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #2: Lucy on the Loose
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by Amanda Harvey
eBook

When Bobby Quinn got a beagle puppy for his eighth birthday, his whole life changed. Lucy helped him forget his shyness and make new friends. But now Lucy's taken off after a fat orange cat, and no one in the neighborhood has seen her anywhere. What will Bobby do if his... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #5: Lucy's Tricks and Treats
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by David Merrell
Trade Paperback

Ilene Cooper's fifth story of a boy and his beagle follows Bobby and Lucy as they roll with the tricks and treats of Halloween.

Tricks and treats-that's what Halloween is all about. This year, Bobby has lots of both! He has a special treat planned with his beagle puppy, Lucy. And the... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #5: Lucy's Tricks and Treats
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by David Merrell
eBook

Ilene Cooper's fifth story of a boy and his beagle follows Bobby and Lucy as they roll with the tricks and treats of Halloween.

Tricks and treats-that's what Halloween is all about. This year, Bobby has lots of both! He has a special treat planned with his beagle puppy, Lucy. And the... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #6: Thanks to Lucy
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by David Merrell
Trade Paperback

Ilene Cooper's sixth story of a boy and his beagle follows Bobby and Lucy as they celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in their own doggy way.

Bobby has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. He might soon become a big brother, his grandmother is coming for a visit, and... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #6: Thanks to Lucy
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by David Merrell
eBook

Ilene Cooper's sixth story of a boy and his beagle follows Bobby and Lucy as they celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in their own doggy way.

Bobby has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. He might soon become a big brother, his grandmother is coming for a visit, and... Read More
 





Absolutely Lucy #6: Thanks to Lucy
Written by Ilene Cooper
Illustrated by David Merrell
Hardcover Library Binding

Ilene Cooper's sixth story of a boy and his beagle follows Bobby and Lucy as they celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in their own doggy way.

Bobby has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. He might soon become a big brother, his grandmother is coming for a visit, and he's absolutely... Read More
 

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