Find out what happens at puppy school in this adorable story from multi-award-winning picture book legend Satoshi Kitamura.

An adorable look at the world through the eyes of a beloved puppy from multi-award-winning picture book legend Satoshi Kitamura.

Every day, Emily goes to school and leaves her puppy at home. But today, determined to find out what school is, he sets off on an adventure to go to Puppy School! The young dogs learn important skills such as scratching behind their ears, learning to sleep wherever they go, and most importantly, how to leave a scent trail - which comes in handy when our puppy finds himself separated from his friends... Can he follow the trail that'll lead him back home to his Emily?

The perfect story for dog-lovers, and fans of Oi Dog! (Kes Gray and Jim Field) and Dogger (Shirley Hughes).


Satoshi Kitamura was born in Tokyo and worked in advertising there before moving to London in 1980. He won the Mother Goose Award for Angry Arthur and he is now one of the most distinguished picture book illustrators. His book Sheep in Wolves' Clothing was adapted into an animated series by HIT Entertainment (who would later acquire Pingu, Fireman Sam and Thomas & Friends) that was animated by Grand Slamm Children's Films (who had also worked with HIT to animate Kipper, Percy the Park Keeper and Angelina Ballerina for CITV) and screened on CBBC for two seasons, starring Starred Absolutely Fabulous actress, Julia Sawalha, and also sold to overseas markets, including Australia. Satoshi now lives in Japan.

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