Groovy Joe

Groovy Joe

Ice Cream and Dinosaurs

Book - 2016
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Groovy Joe was living the dream.

He had a spoon and tub of doggy ice cream.

And he started to sing:

Love my doggy ice cream! Love my doggy ice cream!

Eric Litwin, author of the bestselling and beloved Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes , and bestselling artist Tom Lichtenheld, illustrator of Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site , have created a captivating new canine character who will groove his way into readers' hearts and have them grooving and giggling all the while. In his debut adventure, Groovy Joe faces three roaring dinosaurs hungry for his doggy ice cream! Oh no! But Joe knows just what to do and soon enough he has them all sharing while moving and singing along.

Signature rhyme, repetition, and musical writing style, combined with wild and witty illustrations come together to create an unforgettable new character who embodies positivity, creativity, and kindness. Groovy Joe is here, ready to get groovy !

Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780545883788
Branch Call Number: j P FAVORITE GROOVY J
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lichtenheld, Tom - Illustrator


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Feb 12, 2020

Very entertaining book. Kids liked it a lot

Jul 12, 2019

Eric Litwin is a genius! Litwin's story is not only entertaining and interactive, but also truly shows how awesome it is to share!

Storytrain Aug 17, 2017

Another great story time book from Eric Litwin. Fantastic summertime read, who doesn't like ice cream?? Large pictures work well for a group read, and the repeated song just begs to become a group sing-a-long. This is going on my favourites list for sure.

Feb 28, 2017

Short rhyming story with great pictures

Feb 16, 2017

Such a "groovy" read-aloud book for the preschool crowd! The rhymes read like song lyrics, and are totally danceable for a sing-along storytime. Fits fabulously with a sharing theme!

Dec 16, 2016

Amazingly fun picture book! A great read-aloud.

LibrarianK13 Nov 09, 2016

Great book for a sharing storytime! The children will love singing along.

jhedlund_0 Oct 17, 2016

What a great , fun book to share with preschoolers in storytime. The rhythm and rhyme in this book leads to wonderful prediction for the kids! The song also adds to participation. Eric Litwin is one of my favorite authors and this book is a winner! Groovy Joe,s message of sharing " It's Awesome to Share" is a great reminder for young ones!


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Mar 21, 2018

pink_zebra_1251 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 2 and 6

Feb 28, 2017

SadieLoves5Apples thinks this title is suitable for 3 years and over


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