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The Stray Dog

The Stray Dog

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Series: Animal Stories
Genres: Fiction, Picture Books
Tags: Ages 3-5, Ages 5-8, Award Winners
ASIN: 0064436691
ISBN: 0064436691

When a little dog appears at a family picnic, the girl and boy play with him all afternoon, and they name him Willy. At day's end they say good-bye. But the dog has won their hearts and stays on their minds.

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Caldecott Medalist Marc Simont’s heartwarming tale of a stray dog is told with tender simplicity and grace.

When a little dog appears at a family picnic, the girl and boy play with him all afternoon, and they name him Willy. At day’s end they say good-bye. But the dog has won their hearts and stays on their minds.

The following Saturday the family returns to the picnic grounds to look for Willy, but they are not alone—the dog catcher is looking for him, too!

 

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“This picture book has all the earmarks of a classic. Simont gets it all right.”
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