Synopses & Reviews
Bobby Quinn is shy. In fact, hes so shy, he has trouble making friends. But that changes when he gets a squirmy little puppy for his birthday. Unlike Bobby, Lucy isnt shy at all. And to his surprise, she keeps dragging him into all sorts of adventuresand friendships, too!
“Depicted with humor and realism. . . . The respectful attention given to their peers difficulties and progress will be much appreciated by newly and almost independent readers.”The Bulletin
“Bobbys fears of new people and situations are skillfully captured, and the story is entertaining and well plotted. Bobby is an endearing character, and he and his dog are an appealing combination.”School Library Journal
For over 20 years, Ilene Cooper has been writing both fiction and nonfiction books for children, including Buddy Love Now on Video and Jack: The Early Years of J.F.K. She is the childrens books editor at ALA Booklist. The author lives in Highland Park, IL.
Bobby Quinn is shy. In fact, he's so shy, he has trouble making friends. But that changes when he gets a squirmy little puppy for his birthday. Unlike Bobby, Lucy isn't shy at all. And to his surprise, she keeps dragging him into all sorts of adventures—and friendships, too! In this heart warming story of a boy and beagle's friendship, Ilene Cooper begins the series that has charmed young readers and dog lovers alike.
About the Author
For over 20 years, ILENE COOPER has been writing both fiction and nonfiction books for children, including The Golden Rule, Jack: The Early Years of J.F.K., and her Stepping Stones Absolutely Lucy, Lucy on the Loose, and Look at Lucy! She is also the children's books editor at ALA Booklist magazine.
Table of Contents
Shy guy -- Birthday present -- Lucy -- Lucy in trouble -- Lucy to the rescue -- One friend -- Dog school -- Two friends -- One more friend.