Little Dog Poems

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Clarion Books, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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From cold-nose wake-up to bedtime with a Little Dog-shaped lump under the covers, a day that a little girl spends with her Little Dog is recounted in thirty short, playful poems and enchanting watercolor illustrations. Little Dog protects the little girl from vacuum cleaners and beetles, chases cats, digs up flowers, and waits hopefully as kitchen preparations take place and as popcorn is eaten. The little girl, who loves Little Dog enough to "bake / birthday cookies with / liver powder," retrieves tennis balls, brings home a present from the pet store, and observes how little a wet Little Dog becomes at bath time. A perfect introduction to the pleasures of poetry, this beguiling volume belongs on every young dog lover's bookshelf.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I don't even like dogs, but omg I love this book. ? Little Dog and the little girl love each other so much, and understand each other so well, the book just glows with joy, and sends warm fuzzies to ... Read full review

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User Review  - MariannaGlaze - LibraryThing

This book had a different poem on each page that talked about the dog. It provided a variation of what a poem can be about and also the different type of poems. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Kristine O'Connell George, one of the principal voices in contemporary children's poetry, has received the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award and the Promising Poet Award. She lives with her family in Agoura, California.

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