Black Dog

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Candlewick Press, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
16 Reviews
An enormous black dog and a very tiny little girl star in this offbeat tale about confronting one’s fears.

When a huge black dog appears outside the Hope family home, each member of the household sees it and hides. Only Small, the youngest Hope, has the courage to face the black dog, who might not be as frightening as everyone else thinks.

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Four stars for the illustrations. - Goodreads
The illustrations are wonderful!!! - Goodreads
The illustrations are fantastic and make this story. - Goodreads
I loved the illustrations but the story wasn't enough. - Goodreads
But seeing the illustrations would be a must. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Lindsay Rains - Goodreads

Pinfold, L. (2011). Black Dog. Massachusetts: Templar. The Kate Greenaway Medal (2013) Choice This picture book is about a family who sees a big black dog outside of their house. Most of the family ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tracy Clausen - Goodreads

Love the illustrations - this story begs to be read aloud! Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Levi Pinfold's first book, The Django, was long-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal in the U.K. A wanderer at heart, Levi Pinfold lives in Brisbane, Australia.

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