Stinky Cecil in Operation Pond Rescue
–Jeff Smith, creator of Bone
"'Sometimes big stories happen in small places' and big, fun, totally enjoyable tale happens right here in Stinky Cecil in Operation Pond Rescue. Paige Braddock has created a lovable cast of quirky animal pals in a very funny and environmentally friendly adventure. I’m looking forward to the next installment!"
–Patrick McDonnell, creator of Mutts
Cecil is a toad. A toad busy doing what any other toad does with its days–judging the pond splashing contest (Reggie the fly is usually the honorary winner by dint of his five-day lifespan), or visiting his friends, Jeff the free-range hamster, Rayray the lizard, Jeremy the worm, or Sprout the frog. And, of course, trying to keep clear of the local hawk.
But when Cecil discovers a freeway construction project aimed right at the pond, he knows he has to come up with a plan to save his home. But what can a small group of amphibians and a reincarnating fly do against construction vehicles and a steady onslaught of hot asphalt? Cecil isn’t sure, but he knows they have to try.
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