Twelve days of yuletide fur and fun! The perfect gift for any family who has a naughty pet-this book turns the traditional Twelve Days of Christmas into a hilarious and endearing tale of one bad, little puppy! With each passing day, the dog steals something new to give to his owner, bringing disaster and chaos in his wake! Santa jollies, shiny ribbons, and fluffy mittens are just a few of this pet's favorite things. Although this festive pup causes mounds of Christmas trouble, his silly holiday antics still inspire a giggle and a smile. This bundle of canine joy is full of five pounds of love. Dog lovers and Christmas revelers alike will want to share this catchy, sing-song read with their children.
About the Author
A retired teacher, Cheryl Dannenbring received her BA in elementary and special education from Augustana College in Sioux Falls and her MEQ in teaching emotional and behavioral disorders from the University of Minnesota. She has written one previous children's book with a focus on animals. The inspiration for My Puppy Gave to Me came from a writing-group session and from her own canine experiences. She had a dog that ate a whole table of decorated gingerbread men! Dannenbring enjoys traveling to Iceland, where she has family and friends. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota, with her husband.
Animals and their treasured humans are illustrator Cynthia Kremsner's kind of people--she peppers the stories she illustrates with extra characters to add humor and personality. She studied graphic arts and drama at Santa Rosa Junior College, and national dog rescue organizations have used her illustrations as logos and images for special events. Kremsner lives in Sparks, Nevada with her husband, two musical children, and three dogs, so you can bet that her holidays are filled with plenty of songs and lots of love.