The Secret Animal Kingdom

From the Series The Adventures of Dusty Dabbert

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Dusty stumbles into a hidden world where animals live in harmony, ruled by a wise frog. Dusty travels through the countryside, helping all those he meets with his magical knapsack, which mysteriously contains exactly what he needs for any circumstance. When human intruders try to turn the animals into a circus act, Dusty has to figure out a way to bring back the kingdom’s peace. Humor and lively details bring this fairy tale world to life. This beloved Dutch favorite, their equivalent of Asterix, is now available for the first time in English.

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978-1-939547-77-4
$14.24
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Graphic Novels
Copyright 2021
Publisher Creston Books
Imprint Creston Books
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2021-04-06
Text Type Fiction—Science Fiction/Fantasy
BISACS JUV008070, JUV001000, JUV008080
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 8.75 x 11
Lexile 540
Features Original artwork, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“A satisfying fantasy adventure that follows a familiar formula to a triumphant conclusion.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Piet Wijn

Piet Wijn was a prolific and beloved Dutch comics creator. He passed away in 2010 after a long, successful career.

Illustrator: Thom Roep

Thom Roep is an illustrator for comics and was the editor for the weekly comic, "Donald Duck," in the Netherlands for decades.

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The Secret Animal Kingdom

Dusty stumbles into a hidden world where animals live in harmony, ruled by a wise frog. Dusty travels through the countryside, helping all those he meets with his magical knapsack, which mysteriously contains exactly what he needs for any circumstance. When human intruders try to turn… View available downloads →

The Adventures of Dusty Dabbert

Dusty Dabbert travels through the countryside, helping all those he meets with his magical knapsack, which mysteriously contains exactly what he needs for any circumstance. The Dutch equivalent of Asterix, these beloved popular graphic novels are available in the US for… View available downloads →