Our Very Own Dog

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Our Very Own Dog
Written by Amanda McCardie
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ISBN-13: 9780763689483
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Our Very Own Dog
Taking Care of Your First Pet

author: Amanda McCardie

illustrator: Salvatore Rubbino

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.
If you have a new dog companion—or want to adopt one—here’s a story full of facts that tells you everything you need to know.
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Picture Book Nonfiction / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 5/8" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Family; Animals;
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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