Growing up, Kyla May lived on a close-knit tree-lined avenue. This is where she met her childhood best friends (who are still her dearest friends). Together they created their own girls' club, where Kyla was "president" of sticker collecting and roller-skating activities. Through these childhood best friends, Kyla discovered her endless imagination. Kyla lives near the beach in Australia.
The full-color cartoon illustrations, especially of Bub, are adorably expressive and certain to please the age group. A strong, accessible diary story for readers seeking an adorable animal tale. -- Kirkus ReviewsMay's next title in the Diary of a Pug series is a hilarious and heartwarming tale of a dog's first snow... Readers new to chapter books will love the unique diary format and vibrant illustrations. -- Elizabeth Pelayo, St. Charles East High School, ILPraise for Pug Blasts Off: A Branches Book (Diary of a Pug #1): May's cutesy, full-color cartoon art sets the tone for this pug-tastic romp for the new-to-chapter-books crowd. Bub's infectious first-person narration pushes the silly factor off the charts. -- Kirkus Reviews