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Our Very Own Dog

By Amanda McCardie
Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino

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.

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 wonderful future addition to the Read & Wonder series about an animal that everyone loves!
  • Features incredibly charming artwork from Salvatore Rubbino
  • Includes an index, bibliography, and a note for readers thinking about getting their own dog

About the author

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.

About the illustrator

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.

ISBN: 9780763689483
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: January 1, 2017
Dimensions: 244 x 269mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

Last updated on 16/08/21 at 02:13:43
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