The Old Dogby Charlotte Zolotow, James E. Ransome
When Ben's old dog didn't wake up one morning, the boy called his father. 'He's dead,' the man said softly, but Ben couldn't understand, at first, what that really meant.A simple evocation of the sorrow that comes with loss and a gentle portrayal of the healing that comes when the heart opens up to welcome something new, this picture book speaks to every child who has ever loved a pet.
Children's Choices for 1996 (IRA/CBC)
Charolotte Zolotow author, editor, publisher, and educator has one of the most distinguished reputations In the field of children's literature. She has written more than seventy books for young children, many of which Mr Rabbit and the Lovely Present and William's Doll, for example have become picture-book classics.Winner of the EPA's 2001 Jeremiah Ludington Award
- HarperCollins Publishers
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- 10.27(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.35(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 8 Years
Meet the Author
Charlotte Zolotow—author, editor, publisher, and educator—has one of the most distinguished reputations in the field of children's literature. She has written more than seventy books, many of which are picture-book classics, such as Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present and William's Doll. She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
James Ransome's work has appeared in nearly fifty books for children, including Uncle Jed's Barbershop, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book, and This Is the Dream. His highly acclaimed illustrations for Let My People Go: Bible Stories Told by a Freeman of Color won the NAACP Image Award. He teaches illustration at Syracuse University and lives in Rhinebeck, New York, with his family.
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