by Emily Gravett


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Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and color are bounding through this irresistible book. Can you choose one dog to love best of all? With playful pencil and watercolor illustrations to delight children and adults alike, everyone will long to bark along with the Chihuahua and tickle the Dalmatian's tummy. This is a wonderfully satisfying book with a twist in the tail.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416987031
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date: 02/09/2010
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 641,925
Product dimensions: 10.18(w) x 10.14(h) x 0.35(d)
Lexile: BR (what's this?)
Age Range: 2 - 6 Years

About the Author

Emily Gravett is the author and illustrator of Matilda’s Cat, Again!, Wolf Won’t Bite!, Blue Chameleon, The Odd Egg, The Rabbit Problem, Dogs, Spells, Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal), Little Mouse’s Big Book of Beasts, Monkey and Me, Meerkat Mail, Tidy, and Old Hat. Her first book, Wolves, was the winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Award for Illustration. Her second book, Orange Pear Apple Bear, was a Quills Award finalist, on the shortlist for the Kate Greenaway Medal, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. Emily lives in Brighton, England, with her partner, their daughter, and the family dog. Visit her at

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Dogs 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
NMkimdykstra on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Personal Response:This is a cute book, but there isn't much to it. It really doesn't have a plot, and the entire book is about describing dogs. This book would be good paired with a more substantial book.Classroom/Library uses:This book doesn't deal with "multiculturalism" per se, however, this book does talk about diversity in terms of dogs. At the Christian school I work at, we might start out a conversaton something like this, "Look at all the different types of dogs God created." From there, I would go on to question the students about other areas in which we see diversity
francescadefreitas on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
'I love dogs...' and a detailed and splendidly illustrated list of dogs followed, contrasted by appearance or personality - stripy dogs and spotty dogs, stroppy dogs and soppy dogs. Liam especially loves the endpapers with its labelled dog breeds. He's surprised more than one owner at the dog park by shouting out 'Chinese crested' and 'Dachshund' at appropriate times.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago