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Full–Color • 9 x 11 • 32 pages
Jacketed Hardcover or Paperback; English and Bilingual
Accelerated Reader Quiz #137502
Grade Level 2; F&P: J
Written by Gerry Renert
Illustrated by Carrie Anne Bradshaw
  • Raventree Press

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Nathan Saves Summer is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient.

Join Nathan the hippopotamus whose lifelong dream is to become the lifeguard for a small pond and the neighboring animals who vacation there each summer. Concerned that Nathan may be too big for the small pond, the other animals come up with an array of excuses why Nathan can’t serve as the pond lifeguard. A twist of fate leads the animals to a new, idyllic swimming spot, turning Nathan into the local hero.

This book is available in an English–only and bilingual English–Spanish editions.

Click on the Audio Sample icon above for the author's narration of the book.

Gerry Renert has been a writer and TV producer for over ten years. He began his career writing for prime time TV sitcoms, has co–created the animated preschool TV series ToddWorld, and has been Emmy nominated three times for “Outstanding Animated Children’s Program.” Mr. Renert has been a long–standing member of the Writers Guild of America. Gerry Renert lives in PacificPalisades, California.

Carrie Anne Bradshaw did her undergraduate work at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She obtained her Master of Fine Arts from the Academy of Art University, in San Francisco, CA… This is her first children’s picture book. Carrie Anne Bradshaw lives in San Miguel, California.

Nathan Saves Summer is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient.

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