With magical animals, science, mystery, and adventure -- the brand new series Zoey and Sassafras has something for everyone! Easy-to-read language and illustrations on nearly every page make this series perfect for a wide range of ages.
In the second book of this series, a forest monster shows up looking for help with an embarrassing problem and Zoey is sure it will be a simple fix. But her first two tries at helping him fail and she has a sobbing monster on her hands! Will Zoey and Sassafras solve the problem in time for Gorp to go to the annual Monster Ball?
Praise for DRAGONS AND MARSHMALLOWS (Zoey and Sassafras, Book 1): Concepts are explained concisely and clearly, and a short glossary provides valuable vocabulary building. The slightly larger font makes the text inviting for emerging readers, and the illustrations blend perfectly into the story. Sassafras and the dragon prove to be able sidekicks in the vein of Disney characters...while this book is a natural fit for STEM collections, it deserves a place in all libraries serving young readers. --School Library Journal
...Citro gracefully balances her story???s scientific and fantasy elements. --Publishers Weekly
...the imaginative premise and the incorporation of STEM elements make this an attractive and engaging choice. --Booklist
...tales for young audiences that model the scientific method are nice to see. --Kirkus Reviews
...a delightful beginning reader. I will definitely recommend this to kids and I look forward to the other books in this series. -- Mel Barnes,University Bookstore
Zoey and Sassafras are our heroes! My kids love unravelling their mysterious circumstance, and they even made their own thinking goggles. Zoey is an awesome role model. -- Megan Lingo, Reading Teacher and Educational Therapist atChickadee Lit