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In this Masterpiece Adventure, the second in a chapter book series for younger readers from Elise Broach, bestselling author of Masterpiece, Marvin the beetle is going collecting with his family.
All is good and well until Uncle Albert gets hurt. Marvin needs James's help to save Uncle Albert before it's too late.
James to the Rescue captures the miniature world of Marvin the beetle and his special friendship with James.
Praise for The Adventures of Marvin and James:“A winsome series debut . . . a sweet story of cross-species friendship.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Just right for a younger crowd. . . . Despite the simplicity of Broach's pared-down sentences, the story brims with both emotion and moments of quiet wisdom.” —Publishers Weekly
“New readers will be rewarded for the effort by this page-turning adventure, which is written throughout with emotional authenticity and illustrated with lively pen-and-ink illustrations in a brown and gray palette, ending with a very satisfying conclusion.” —The Horn Book
Praise for Masterpiece:“Inventive . . . Broach . . . packs this fast-moving story with perennially seductive themes: hidden lives and secret friendships, miniature worlds lost to disbelievers . . . Broach and Kelly show readers something new.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Delightful intricacies of beetle life . . . blend seamlessly with the suspenseful caper as well as the sentimental story of a complicated-but-rewarding friendship . . . Murphy's charming pen-and-ink drawings populate the short chapters of this funny, winsome novel.” —Kirkus Reviews
“This marvelous story is sure to be a hit.” —School Library Journal
Read all of the Masterpiece Adventures:The Miniature World of Marvin & JamesJames to the Rescue Trouble at School for Marvin & James