Our Very Own Dog

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Our Very Own Dog
Written by Amanda McCardie
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1536208922
ISBN-13: 9781536208924
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Our Very Own Dog
Taking Care of Your First Pet

author: Amanda McCardie
illustrator: Salvatore Rubbino

series name:
Read and Wonder

There’s nothing more exciting than getting a dog! Join Sophie’s new human family as they prepare their home for her and introduce her to life as a beloved pet. Follow along as they learn about bedding and bowls, treats and training, walks and washing, and even an unexpected dog show. Factual notes run alongside the simple story, offering tips that will help turn tentative dog adopters into doting experts.

“A family lovingly adopts a dog with much preparation in this cheerful tale that’s full of helpful hints for aspiring dog owners.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
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1536208922 /  9781536208924
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Paperback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 1/16" x 9 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Animals; Family;
author’s comments:
Amanda McCardie is the author of several books for young readers, most recently A Book of Feelings. She says, “Sophie is dear to my heart. She was the cheery, cheeky little dog I grew up with in real life.” Amanda McCardie lives in London.
illustrator’s comments:
Salvatore Rubbino is the award-winning illustrator of Just Ducks!, A Walk in London, A Walk in New York, and A Walk in Paris. He says, “I have always been fond of cats. But by studying dogs and watching their fascinating behavior, I now find that I love dogs, too!” Salvatore Rubbino lives in London.
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