The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness by Colin Thompson

the big little book of happy sadness by colin thompson

The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness by Colin Thompson

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The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness

By Colin Thompson

Storyline: There’s not much happening in George’s life. His days are the same: school and back home, at his grandmother’s, a sad place and an empty one for the boy. We don’t know what happened to his parents but they are absent from his life hence the emptiness he feels. His grandma is a kind lady but they are not too close and George feels they are on different planets. Continue reading “The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness by Colin Thompson” »

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Rescued by Love by Lindsay Jouet

Rescued by Love by Lindsay Jouet

Rescued by Love by Lindsay Jouet

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Rescued by Love

By Lindsay Jouet

Storyline: What do you do when your dog is home alone? You can try a toy, a bone, a sleeping pill (just kidding), your old shoes, the kennel, or anything else that may come to your mind. But if nothing works, then turn to this book. It says that if your dog gets lonely then it’s time to find him a friend. Continue reading “Rescued by Love by Lindsay Jouet” »

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Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall

Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall

Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall

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Dog vs. Cat

By Chris Gall

Storyline: A teaching tool with a very funny touch, this is a story about a dog and a cat trying to live in peace despite the differences between them. A good read for parents, too.

The Button family decides to have pets. One day they go shopping and Mrs. Button buys a smart looking black cat while Mr. Button comes home with a friendly dog. Continue reading “Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall” »

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It’s a Dog’s Life by Mark Stern

It's a Dog's Life by Mark Stern

It’s a Dog’s Life by Mark Stern

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It’s a Dog’s Life

by Mark Stern

Storyline: Patch sets up to fulfill his dream of making a new dog food that everybody will love. This pursuit requires sacrifices and he is ready for them but what he doesn’t know is that he has to give up the most important things in his life. Ultimately, he has to choose: is it going to be his dream coming true or is it going to keep his happy life and all his loved ones? Continue reading “It’s a Dog’s Life by Mark Stern” »

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Superdog, The Heart of a Hero by Caralyn Buehner

Superdog, The heart of a Hero by Caralyn Buehner

Superdog, The heart of a Hero by Caralyn Buehner

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Superdog, The Heart of a Hero

By Caralyn Buehner

Illustrator Mark Buehner

Storyline: Dexter is a little dog, with a long body mounted on very small legs, like a sausage on four meatballs, as the author says. Even a cat is bigger than he is. Because of his size, he is overlooked by other dogs, laugh at and, sometimes, bullied, especially by the tomcat Cleevis. But despite his stature, Dex dreams to be a superhero.

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Where is Rusty? by Sieb Posthuma

Where is Rusty by Sieb Posthuma

Where is Rusty? by Sieb Posthuma

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Where is Rusty?

by Sieb Posthuma

Storyline: Rusty, a white dog with black ears, goes shopping with his mom and two other dog friends at a department store. The place is big and busy. As they enter the store, distracted by an appetizing smell, Rusty wonders away and gets lost, in spite of his mother’s warnings and advise to stay together. Continue reading “Where is Rusty? by Sieb Posthuma” »

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Dear Mrs. LaRue – Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague

Dear Mrs. LaRue Letters from Obedience School Mark Teague

Dear Mrs. LaRue Letters from Obedience School Mark Teague – Cover

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Dear Mrs. LaRue 

Letters from Obedience School

by Mark Teague

Storyline : Ike LaRue, a wire fox terrier, was enrolled to Brotweiller Obedience School. His Master, Mrs. Gertrude LaRue, was hoping to fix some behavioral problems like chasing the neighbors’ cats, stealing food, pulling on leash and so on. The dog feels that he has been wrongfully punished Continue reading “Dear Mrs. LaRue – Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague” »

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