Black Dog

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Candlewick Press, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
19 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  - Stefani Sloma - Goodreads

Amazing and super detailed illustrations - I had a lot of fun looking at all the small details in each picture. The story was very cute, too, but the illustrations are what make this one. Read full review

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User Review  - Paula - Goodreads

Small Hope, the youngest and smallest character in this story, has the most courage in her family. While all of her family members hide, she goes outside to visit the mysterious, black dog. Pinfold's ... 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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