Duke, the Greyhound, Goes to the Beach

Duke, the Greyhound, Goes to the Beach

by Gail Peterson


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This is the story of Duke, a greyhound who visits the beach for the first time. He is not comfortable in the sand, is unhappy with the cold, salty water, and afraid of the waves. He becomes an unlikely hero when he saves a child who has fallen overboard into the ocean. By his act of heroism he overcomes his fears and learns to love the ocean. An additional bonus is that he learns to swim and makes some new friends. Readers will learn a lot about how special a greyhound can be.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481753333
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 07/12/2013
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.09(d)

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Duke, The Greyhound, Goes To The Beach

By Gail Peterson, Dwain Esper


Copyright © 2013 Gail Peterson
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ISBN: 978-1-4817-5333-3


I'm going in the car. I am so excited! I'm going on a trip to the beach. (Whatever that is!)

Here I am walking. Walking on the wet sand. The sand is soggy, sticky and gooey. Eew!

It looks like I am prancing.

Prancing in the water.

The truth is I really don't want to put my feet down in the water.

The water is salty, wet and cold. Eew!

The waves.

The waves are coming at me.

The waves are scary, noisy and big. Eew!

The Ocean.

Sail boats are floating.

And motorboats are roaring.

All very exciting in the wind.

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