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    • 978-1-5255-9014-6
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    • 8.5 x 11.0 inches
    • Standard Color interior
    • 40 pages
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    • 8.5 x 11.0 inches
    • Standard Color interior
    • 40 pages
  • Keywords
    • Alliteration,
    • Rhyming stories,
    • Adventure and pirates,
    • Imagination,
    • Belly button burglars,
    • Family adventure,
    • Picture book

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The Belly Button Bandits
by Phil Renzoni and Adam Vanderkolff

On a beautiful day in Bakersfield, Brian Bigalow, his brother Brent and their sister Belinda wake to find that their belly buttons have been burgled! Accompanied by their British bulldog Barry, the Bigalows begin their search for the thieves who had borrowed their buttons. To their surprise, they discover The Belly Button Bandits, a group of bullying buccaneers who steal children’s belly buttons and hold them for ransom. Join the Bigalows in an exciting adventure through Bakersfield and be on the lookout for other hidden objects that begin with the letter B!

Phil Renzoni and Adam Vanderkolff photo

Phil Renzoni is a creative, passionate and caring person, who is a husband, father, grandfather, friend and has a vision that the world can be a happier place. He retired as a marketing manager in 2002 to a busy life of family, friends, travel, storytelling, painting, music, writing and even some golf. He often says of retirement, "This is the best job I ever had. "The Belly Button Bandits” is his fourth book. His works include; "Did You Eat?", "The Red Skull and Other Nostalgic Tales" and “The Baby Who Started a Revolution.”. He lives in the Beach, in Toronto. Adam Vanderkolff is a fourth-year Communications student at Wilfrid Laurier University who has experience working for a marketing agency, writing for a local newspaper, and managing a department at his school radio station. He has also worked as a leader and coordinator for various family programs. His hobbies include playing the guitar, travelling, writing, and spending time with family and friends. The Belly Button Bandits is Adam’s first published children’s book.


Phil Renzoni
Adam Vanderkolff
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