Pete and Fremont

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 180 pages
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Purebred and razzle-dazzle pink, Pete the poodle is the biggest star in the Circus Martinez. But when he muffs a couple of flaming-hoop jumps, he gets bumped from the headliner spot. Pete's just about ready to roll over and play dead when he comes nose to nose with the new attraction, a supersized grizzly bear named Fremont. Pete quickly teaches Fremont that though the big top is no place for a rookie, it's a breeding ground for loyalty. This story is full of daredevil schemes, legendary letdowns, and stunning victories. But it's Pete and Fremont's friendship that ends up as the knock-'em-dead finale.
 

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User Review  - Sheila1957 - LibraryThing

Pete is a circus poodle. Fremont is a bear captured and given to the circus. Pete may be a headliner but he has been having problems. Fremont only wants to go back to the woods. I enjoyed this story ... Read full review

PETE AND FREMONT

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Screenwriter Tripp's Disney-esque debut pairs an aging circus poodle and a huge, unhappy bear. Pete, aka Pierre LeChien—"But if you call me Powder Puff, I just might take a piece out of your pants ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
14
Section 2
15
Section 3
26
Section 4
45
Section 5
53
Section 6
72
Section 7
82
Section 8
118
Section 9
132
Section 10
144
Section 11
161
Section 12
177
Section 13
180
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About the author (2007)

JENNY TRIPP comes to the field of children's books from a diverse and illustrious career as a screenwriter. She has also written humor and travel pieces for various magazines. She lives in Essex, Connecticut.
JOHN MANDERS has illustrated more than a dozen award-winning books for children, including Humphrey, Albert, and the Flying Machine by Kathryn Lasky. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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