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How Dachshunds Came to Be: A Tall Tale About a Short Long Dog
     

How Dachshunds Came to Be: A Tall Tale About a Short Long Dog

by Kizzie Elizabeth Jones, Scott Ward (Illustrator), Gretchen Houser (Editor)
 

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Charming color illustrated tall tale not just for dog lovers everywhere, but for readers of all ages who ever wished for a friend.

Discover how creatures of the ocean, the power of love, and the magic of the sea came together to make a little girl happy.

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Charming color illustrated tall tale not just for dog lovers everywhere, but for readers of all ages who ever wished for a friend.

Discover how creatures of the ocean, the power of love, and the magic of the sea came together to make a little girl happy.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A must-have for a primary school or public library...perfect for initiating meaningful discussions and exploring 'what if' questions."
- Marianne Stewart, Retired Early Childhood Educator

"Kizzie's tall tale is as much fun as low tide at the beach!... she weaves in the practice of leaving living creatures in their natural habitat... Kizzie gives voice to sea creatures rarely heard from...
Scott's charming illustrations... help imaginations of all ages run wild with the dachshunds on the sand!"
- Laura Firth Markley, Beach Naturalist and Researcher

(p. 30 HFCTB)

"...Young children will be mesmerized by the sophisticated yet accessible language and metaphors. ...art work is gorgeous...warm-hearted story that will be a joy to read over and over!
- Kim Votry, Author, My Own Magic

"Brimming with the kindness of friends... a magical seaside tale!"
- Mary Kay Sneeringer, Owner Edmonds Bookshop

"...this whimsical touching fable models the values of compassion, collaboration, and love as caring pathways for creating understanding and empathy for others.
- Ellin Snow, MSW

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781479280759
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
09/08/2012
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)

Meet the Author

Kizzie Elizabeth Jones blends her love of dachshunds and her love of the ocean to create this whimsical tall tale to delight readers of all ages.

Kizzie has been published in "Northwest Primetime," "Chaplaincy Today," www.military.com, and is a 2005 first place non-fiction winner for Writers on the Sound.

This is Kizzie's first children's book. Kizzie and her ultimate hero, Thom, with their three dachshunds - Happy, Josie, and Molly - live happily ever after in the seaside town of Edmonds, Washington.

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