A Dozen Dogs: A Read-and-count Story

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Random House, 1985 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Illus. in full color. This "is a read-and-count story featuring dogs of varying size, shape and color who weave a story of canine adventure at the beach. Each colorfully illustrated page is brimming with dogs just crying to be counted as they swim, fish and frolic."--School Library Journal.


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About the author (1985)

Harriet Ziefert is a children's author born in 1941 in New Jersey. She has written several hundred children's books, including the Little Hippo series. Ziefert and illustrator Emilie Bon have collaborated on a series of "Little Hippo" books, the first of which was published in 1988 by Viking Penguin. The books are written for children between 1 1/2 to 5 years-of-age. They are intended to help children deal with change, like the addition of a new baby to the family or moving to a new house. Her titles include Little Hippo's New Baby, Little Hippo's New Friend, Little Hippo's New School and Grandpa, Will You Play With Me?

Carol has illustrated over 200 books for children and young adults for Random House, Golden Press, Atheneum, Dutton, Scholastic and others, as well as for Bick Publishing House. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Good Housekeeping, and Mademoiselle and is included in the Mazza Galleria Collection of illustration. She has won awards from ALA, the Christophers, and The American Institute of Graphic Arts.

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