Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 7 to 10
- Grade: 2 to 5
- Reading age: 7 to 10
In Binky's third adventure, our intrepid, sometimes accident-prone hero is shaken out of his routine when he's forced to contend with Gracie, a dainty striped foster kitty who comes to live at Binky's space station (aka his home at 42 Sentinel Parkway). Binky instantly resents the new arrival, whose cute face and perfect manners are downright annoying. Indeed, Gracie seems too perfect. So Binky decides to do some undercover investigating and discovers a shocking truth about the family guest. Soon Binky is thrust full-throttle into a situation that puts all his Space Cat skills to the ultimate test!
About the author
Ashley Spires est diplômé de l'Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design. Artiste touche à tout, elle a créé des sites Internet, des livres et des marionnettes. Elle est auteure et illustratrice de plusieurs livres dont Quel génie!, la série Basile le chat de l'espace,Petit Paul, Chien recherche garçon et André est débordé. Ashley a également illustré Le Labo des malins par Shar Levine et Leslie Johnstone. Elle vit à Delta, en Colombie-Britannique.
Ashley Spires earned her BFA at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and went on to earn a graduate diploma in illustration from Sheridan College. She is also the illustrator of Binky the Space Cat. Ashley lives in British Columbia, but you can find her at www.ashleyspires.com.
- Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre
Fans will celebrate; aliens will quiver in fright.
Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
Another winning entry in the series .... Sure to be a hit with graphic-novel fans and cat lovers.
School Library Journal
Binky Under Pressure (A Binky Adventure)With the arrival of Gracie, an adorable new kitty, in his space station, Binky’s life gets turned upside-down. When he discovers Gracie’s true identity, his space-cat skills are put to the ultimate test, and Binky’s not sure he’s doing so well. But when their space station is attacked by aliens, Binky and Gracie must work together to save the day. Book Three in the series.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. Fall, 2012.
Other titles by Ashley Spires
Most Magnificent Maker's A to Z, The
Tiny Barbarian Conquers the Kraken!
Burt the Beetle Lives Here!
Binky the Space Cat: The Top Secret Collection
Miniature Marvels of the Natural World