Right from the beginning, Fred Blunt knew he wanted to spend his\r\ndays drawing silly pictures. Decades later, he\\\'s living the dream! Fred\\\'s inspirations\r\ninclude The Muppets, Quentin Blake and the Flintstones. He received formal training\r\nat the University of the West End and has since created illustrations for greeting\r\ncards, advertisements, editorial assignments, animation, books, and comics. He\r\nworks diligently on his stories and silly drawings from his home studio, interrupted\r\nonly by teatime with his wife and a few playbreaks with their young children.
The kid-club called the Banana Bunch offers early-chapter readers a fun group of pals and classic childhood escapades. In this Banana Bunch installation, the club-buddies decide to put together a surprise birthday party for their dog club-member, Scruffy. They divvie up the party preparations--decorating...[more]