Sparky & Spike: Charles Schulz and the Wildest, Smartest Dog EverAbrams
This charming book is a story about a boy nicknamed Sparky and his beloved dog, Spike. Spike is the most amazing dog ever. He inspires Sparky to draw. Someday, Sparky will become a famous artist. Based on the childhood of Charles Schulz, creator of the world-renowned Peanuts comic, and the dog who inspired the most beloved dog of all - Snoopy - this book will resonate with children everywhere. Sparky & Spike includes a biographical note, as well as archival photographs of Sparky and Spike and a letter Charles Schulz wrote to the book’s illustrator, Dan Andreasen, when Andreasen was a boy. A great early reader in an iconic comic book style.
See also Little People, Big Dreams, a series of great biographies for kids.
- Ages: 4 - 8 yrs
- Materials: Hardcover
- Author: Barbara Lowell
- Illustrator: Dan Andreasen
- Dimensions: 40 pages; 9.1in x 11.2in
- Origin: Printed in China
- ISBN: 978-1-9449-0358-9