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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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The Hound from the Pound

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After a hapless woman adopts a pack leader from the pound, his furry friends follow in dogged pursuit in this rhythmical romp.

Lonely Miss Mary longs for a four-legged friend. But when she makes the mistake of choosing the untrained basset hound Blue, no sooner does he howl Ah-Rooooooo than her house has gone to the dogs Dalmatians and dachshunds, sheepdogs and setters, poodles and pups of all spots are ruling the roost. Can Sam the canine trainer teach this menagerie some pawsitive tricks? A charmingly illustrated, rollicking text offers a doggone good time and a perfectly happy ending.
Additional Images: THE HOUND FROM THE POUND. Text Copyright © 2007 Jessica Swaim. Illustrations Copyright © 2007 Jill McElmurry. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Inc., Cambridge, MA.

Synopsis:

After a hapless woman adopts a pack leader from the pound, his furry friends follow in dogged pursuit in this rhythmical romp.

Lonely Miss Mary longs for a four-legged friend. But when she makes the mistake of choosing the untrained basset hound Blue, no sooner does he howl AH-ROOoooooo! than her house has gone to the dogs! Dalmatians and dachshunds, sheepdogs and setters, poodles and pups of all spots are ruling the roost. Can Sam the canine trainer teach this menagerie some pawsitive tricks? A charmingly illustrated, rollicking text offers a doggone good time and a perfectly happy ending.

About the Author

Jessica Swaim says that she divides her time pretty evenly between dogs and books. This is her first book with Candlewick Press. She lives in Parker, Colorado.

Jill McElmurry has illustrated many books for children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763623302
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Subject:
General
Illustrator:
McElmurry, Jill
Author:
Swaim, Jessica
Author:
McElmurry, Jill
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
dogs;rhyming;picture book;love
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.30x10.96x.37 in. .99 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 32 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763623302 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , After a hapless woman adopts a pack leader from the pound, his furry friends follow in dogged pursuit in this rhythmical romp.

Lonely Miss Mary longs for a four-legged friend. But when she makes the mistake of choosing the untrained basset hound Blue, no sooner does he howl AH-ROOoooooo! than her house has gone to the dogs! Dalmatians and dachshunds, sheepdogs and setters, poodles and pups of all spots are ruling the roost. Can Sam the canine trainer teach this menagerie some pawsitive tricks? A charmingly illustrated, rollicking text offers a doggone good time and a perfectly happy ending.

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