Felicia Hoshino Illustration


Chubby, The Last Golden Salmon Catcher

Written by Jaylen Perry
Illustrated by Felicia Hoshino
Published by Chapter 510 (Dec 2022)

where to buy

Available at publisher’s online store Chapter 510 The Depart. of Make/Believe

16 Pages
7.75″ x 6.5″

the story

The whole world is obsessed with catching the Golden Salmon. Disagreements and selfishness are poisoning the climate. Then, a little dog named Chubby arrives on the scene.


the reviews

“Jaylen Perry’s story is a well-written and suspenseful story with dogs as the personified characters. It has a very endearing ending. You should read it!” 

– Jill Guerra, author of Long Hair Don’t CareWhen I Breathe Deeply/Cuando Respiro ProfundoWe Are Yoga/Somos Yoga, and more

the author

Jaylen Mikell Perry is ten years old and homeschooled in Oakland, California. He loves tennis and he believes that kids should play tennis more. He doesn’t back down from a hard challenger in tennis. He LOVES, LOVES, LOVES dogs.


Working with Jaylen and Chapter 510 was a great experience. I encourage you to learn more about their programs that bring together youth writers like Jaylen with local writing mentors and artists like myself to create these wonderful stories. Their Oakland storefront is also a lovely space to visit!  Learn more.