Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Alfred's Nose by Vivienne Flesher, 2008. A French bulldog feels insecure about his appearance.
Bertie Was a Watchdog by Rick Walton, 2002. Can a dog as small as a watch outsmart a burglar?
Chip Wants A Dog by William Wegman, 2003. All Chip has ever wanted was a dog, and he can't understand why his parents won't allow it.
Dog Breath by Dav Pilkey, 2004. The Tosis family dog has such bad breath that they consider giving her away, until she proves to be a good watchdog.
DogFish by Gillian Shields, 2008. A boy longing for a dog decides to train his fish to catch sticks and wag its tail.
Dog Who Cried Wolf by Keiko Zasza, 2005. A puppy suffers from wolf-envy.
How to Be A Good Dog by Gail Page, 2006. Illustrations invite children to comment on Bobo’s behavior.
Juggling Pug by Sean Bryan, 2008. A celebrity pug wears out his welcome.
Mutt Dog by Stephen King, 2005. Sweet story about a mangy mutt trying to find a home.
My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks by Hanoch Piven, 2007. A child creates collages that illustrate the characteristics of his family.
My Father the Dog by Elizabeth Bluemle, 2008. A tongue-in-cheek tribute to the traits that dads and dogs share.
Never Cry Woof by Jane Wattenberg, 2005. A dog, who has applied for the job as sheep-protector, gets bored one day and decides to create his own brand of excitement.
Nobody’s Diggier Than A Dog by Susan Bartoletti, 2005. Fun with adjectives.
Peg Leg Peke by Brie Spangler, 2008. A Pekingnese puppy with a boo-boo imagines being a pirate with a peg leg sailing the seven seas.
Some Dog! by Mary Casanova, 2007. A basset hound named George is overshadowed by the new puppy in his household.
Stanley's Wild Ride by Linda Bailey, 2006. A dog on wheels is in for a night of adventure!
Wet Dog by Elise Broach, 2005. A rhythmic tale of a dog’s quest to cool off on a hot day.