Monday, April 18, 2011

Cute Pooches

Fun Dog Stories
For kids who like dogs, and who are learning to enjoy beginning chapter books, say hello to Lucy, a beagle puppy, and Bobby, his shy 8 year-old owner.  This series, written by Ilene Cooper, includes the following titles :

Absolutely Lucy -- Lucy on the Loose -- Look at Lucy -- Lucy on the Ball.

For the picture book crowd, try any of the following; the list includes recent and classic titles :

Dogs by Emily Gravett
Bulldog's Big Day by Kate McMullan
How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills
Sally's Great Balloon Adventure by Stephen Huneck
Widget books by Lyn Rossiter McFarland
Bark, George by Jules Feiffer
Nobody's Diggier than a Dog by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

... and let's not forget the Clifford books by Norman Bridwell.