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  - Hhaddad1 - LibraryThing

This set of poems is great for first grade because the poems are easy to understand. They are short, cute poems about dogs. It would be a good book to open a poetry lesson on for young children ... Read full review

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User Review  - jenhope - LibraryThing

I though this book was very cute and is great to have children read to you. Not only is it interesting because it is about dogs but it is easy for them to read. Plus, with each poem they can look at the picture and try and guess what the poem might be about. 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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