Stanek, acclaimed author of the popular books The Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches and Journey Beyond the Beyond, has selected an irresistible combination for young listeners: loveable critters and heart-warming stories. The Bugville Critters stories address all the major issues of growing up and are designed to appeal to the ever-growing interests of children everywhere. In this story, Buster and his family return from vacation. Buster learns the value of doing what he is told. After all the hard work, Buster's mom has a special surprise for him, but there's an even bigger surprise waiting for Buster at Bugville General Hospital. The wonderfully crafted story is paired with energetic voicing of a colorful cast of crittters and playful scenes. This rollicking adventure is sure to be a favorite with the storytime crowd.