No Fooling (Cork and Fuzz #8) (Paperback)

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By Dori Chaconas, Lisa McCue (Illustrator)
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This is book number 8 in the Cork and Fuzz series.

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Cork is a muskrat who likes small, safe adventures. Fuzz is a possum who likes big, exciting adventures. Fuzz convinces Cork to go with him on a snowy exploration, but Cork is scared of the big animals they might encounter. When Fuzz pretends he has seen a dangerous animal, he only makes Cork more scared. Then, like the Boy Who Cried Wolf, Fuzz really does run into a big animal—a puppy! Both friends discover how brave they really are, and learn when it is and isn’t okay to fool someone you care about.

About the Author


Dori Chaconas was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1938. The second child in a family of seven, Dori fell into the role of storyteller, nursery rhyme singer, and general entertainer for her siblings. She claims she learned about story pacing early. If the story action lagged, her fidgety audience would either scatter or start a poking war.

She has been married to Nick, her high school sweetheart, for 44 years. Everyone says the romance will last. They raised four daughters, and are now enjoying three grandsons—especially Grandpa, having been outnumbered by women all those years.

When their daughters were young, Dori wrote for them. She published three picture books and more than fifty stories in children's magazines. In the 70's, her interest turned to yarn embroidery design and she sold designs to major needlework companies and national magazines.

In 1997, Dori started writing stories again, partly to keep her grandsons from fidgeting or starting poking wars. Her stories reflect the warmth of family life. Dori gives credit to her parents for giving her a strong sense of family, and to her children and grandchildren for keeping it alive.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780142422625
ISBN-10: 0142422622
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers
Publication Date: October 16th, 2014
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Cork and Fuzz