Always In Trouble

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Scholastic, Incorporated, Jan 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Emma tries to teach her dog,Toby, to be good, but no matter what day of the week it is, he is always in trouble!

"Emma's dog, Toby, was always in trouble.
On Monday he got into the garbage.
On Tuesday he ran into the road.
On Wednesday he ate a loaf of bread that Emma's dad had just baked."
No matter what day of the week it is, Toby's up to no good. His owner, Emma, doesn't know what to do! So she takes him to dog training school, where Ms. Katz teaches him everything a dog needs to know. By week's end, Toby has learned some surprising new tricks, leaving no doubt as to why he is top dog in Emma's eyes!

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User Review  - heyleigh - LibraryThing

This book is about a girl named Emma and her dog Toby. Toby is always getting into trouble everyday of the week. The book teaches kids days of the week by going day by day. Emma doesn't know what to ... Read full review

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User Review  - psuchilit14 - LibraryThing

This story follows a young girl named Emma, and her dog Toby. Toby has a nose for trouble. After some special training and newly learned tricks, Emma remembers why she loves Toby so much. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Corinne Demas is the award-winning author of numerous books for children and adults, including THE LITTLEST MATRYOSHKA, ALWAYS IN TROUBLE, PIRATES GO TO SCHOOL, and SAYING GOODBYE TO LULU. She is a professor of English at Mount Holyoke College and lives with her family in Western Massachusetts. Her website is

Noah Z. Jones is an author, illustrator, and animator who creates all sorts of zany and memorable characters. He has illustrated numerous books for children, including ALWAYS IN TROUBLE, NOT NORMAN, and THOSE SHOES. To see more of his work, swing by his website,

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