Tag Archives: Dogs

The Birthday Box (Leslie Patricelli board books)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Leslie Patricelli Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Refreshing. . . . A perfect birthday book for a toddler!” — School Library Journal (starred review) What’s better than getting a brand-new toy as a birthday gift? Playing with the box it came in! Climb in for a flight across the ocean, a jaunt […]

Clifford, el gran perro colorado

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Publisher: Scholastic en Espanol Product Description Can a dog play hide-and-seek? Not when he’s Clifford, the biggest dog in America. Written entirely in Spanish.

The Seven Chinese Sisters

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Kathy Tucker Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description (Ages 5-8) Once there were seven Chinese sisters who lived together and took care of each other. Each one had a special talent. When baby Seventh Sister is snatched by a hungry dragon, her loving sisters race to save her. In Kathy […]

Little Puppy Finger Puppet Book (Finger Puppet Brd Bks)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Chronicle Books Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description With a plush finger puppet permanently attached to the book and peek-a-boo holes in every page, this charming board book is a fun way for parents and children to play and read together.

What Dogs Want for Christmas (Holiday Series)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Kandy Radzinski Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Product Description Proving that cats dont have the last word when it comes to making Christmas lists, author and artist Kandy Radzinski returns this holiday season with the canine companion book to last years favorite, What Cats Want for Christmas. Using witty poems and winsome […]

Christmas Angel (Clifford’s Puppy Days)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Quinlan B. Lee Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description It’s Christmastime! CLifford loves the presents, the parties, and the yummy food. Decorating the big tree is especially fun! But what do those things really have to do with the holiday spirit?

The Digging-Est Dog (Beginner Books(R))

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Al Perkins Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. A dog who has to learn how to dig doesn’t stop until he has dug up the whole town.

Glow-In-The-Dark Christmas (Clifford)

Author: Norman Clifford Bridwell Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description It’s Christmas Eve, and Clifford and his friends are busy playing in the snow. They make snow angels, build snowmen, and listen to carols. It’s a wonderful night on Birdwell Island that’s made perfect when the man himself, Santa, finally arrives! Vibrant, glow in the dark pages […]

P.B. Bear’s Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lee Davis Publisher: Product Description P.B. Bear is counting the days until Christmas! Young children will love celebrating Christmas with P.B. Bear and his friends. They can: guess what’s inside the box from Grandma, watch as P.B. and his friends make snowballs into a snowman, count the stars on Christmas Eve, […]

Spot’s First Christmas board book

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Spot and his mom are preparing for Christmas Day by taking the tree home and decorating it, wrapping presents and enjoying the Christmas carolers at their door. With a new, full-color cover, young toddlers will enjoy this classic Spot board book with its sturdy, […]

Spunky’s First Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Janette Oke Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Product Description Spunky is a puppy who gets lost in the big city at Christmastime. How he finds his way home will delight children, but in addition to the story, they will learn how to love and care for the puppies that live in their […]

Spot’s Christmas Book & Toy Package

Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description This brand new holiday plush package with an adorable Spot plush and a Christmas board book make an irresistable combination.Toddlers can celebrate the holiday with Spot as he and his family sing carols, decorate the tree, and put out a special treat for Santa Claus.

Spot’s First Christmas (color)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Puffin Product Description The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot’s 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great new look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot!

Good Night, Spot

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Spot has been very busy, and it’s time to get ready for bed. After a bath and drying off in his warm, fuzzy towel, Spot chooses a favorite book for a bedtime story. Any young child can relate to the ritual of preparing for […]

A Very Marley Christmas

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: John Grogan Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description With all the excitement of Christmas approaching, it’s no surprise that Marley, the lovable pup with a nose for trouble, wants to get in on the action. Anticipating his very first snowfall and Santa’s arrival, Marley jumps in to help his family every way he […]

Carl’s Christmas

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Alexandra Day Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description A family’s faithful dog and the baby left in his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve.

Merry Christmas, from Biscuit

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Follow Biscuit and the little girl as they make a very special present for Grandma and Grandpa–a Christmas photo album filled with alll of their favorite Christmas memories!At the end of the book, there is a special section to add your own holiday memories, […]

Skippyjon Jones

Rating: (172 reviews) Author: Judy Schachner Publisher: Puffin Product Description My name is Skippito Friskito. I fear not a single bandito. My manners are mellow, I’m sweet like the Jell-O, I get the job done, yes indeed-o. Skippyjon Jones is no ordinary kitten. Oh, no. . . .He’s actually El Skippito, a great sword-fighter ready […]

Spaniel in a Stocking (Animal Ark Holiday Treasury #13-Christmas) (Animal Ark Series #50)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Ben M. Baglio Publisher: Scholastic, Inc Product Description When Mandy Hope and her dad meet Lauren, a young artist, walking her elderly cocker spaniel, Tarka, it’s clear that the dog needs special attention. Lauren doesn’t know how to care for Tarka so Mandy must teach her how to tend to her […]

The Poky Little Puppy’s First Christmas (Little Golden Book)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Justine Korman Publisher: Golden Books Product Description It’s the poky little puppy’s first Christmas, and he’s not sure what to expect. When he meets an animal friend who’s lost his home, Poky’s quick to help–and learns all about the spirit of Christmas.

Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

Rating: (52 reviews) Author: Brian Dennis Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war, never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving. But Nubs’s life changed when he met […]

Spot’s Christmas board book

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description The Christmas season is a very busy time, and Spot knows that as well as anyone else. Everyone in Spot’s house has something to do: there’s the tree to put up and decorate, presents to make and wrap, and Mom needs Spot’s help in […]

Fisher-Price: Baby’s First Christmas: Learning About Colors

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Lauren Gaede Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Christmas is finally here! Puppy is so excited to teach Baby about all the colorful things there are to see at Christmas—from white snowflakes to red stockings. You and your baby will love reading this warm holiday story together while learning about colors.

Biscuit’s Pet & Play Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Warm up with a woolly sweater and cozy up to Santa’s fluffy beard as you join Biscuit in this Christmas touch-and-feel.

A Very Marley Christmas

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: John Grogan Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description With all the excitement of Christmas approaching, it’s no surprise that Marley, the lovable pup with a nose for trouble, wants to get in on the action. Anticipating his very first snowfall and Santa’s arrival, Marley jumps in to help his family every way he […]

Olive, the Other Reindeer

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: Vivian Walsh Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description This beautiful deluxe edition marks the tenth anniversary of J.otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh’s modern Christmas classic the story of a little dog named Olive with big reindeer dreams! When the book was first published in 1997, it enjoyed great reviews and has since […]

Nate The Great And The Halloween Hunt (Nate The Great, paper)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat Publisher: Yearling Product Description It is Halloween night and all the kids are dressed in scary and funny costumes.  Their Trick or Treat bags are getting heavier. Nate’s good friend Rosamond needs his help.  Her cat, Little Hex, is missing.  Little Hex hates Halloween, so maybe he’s hiding.  Or is he lost?  Nate […]

The Pigeon Wants a Puppy

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Mo Willems Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description The Pigeon really, really, REALLY wants a Puppy. C’mon, he’ll take good care of it! He’ll play tennis with it, and water it at least once a month! Will you let Pigeon’s dream come true?

Listen!

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Stephanie S. Tolan Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description Learning to walk again is the easy part. For twelve-year-old Charley, recovering from the accident that shattered her leg is nowhere near as difficult as facing the solitude of a summer without her best friend and with a father who does nothing, now, but […]

Measuring Penny

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Loreen Leedy Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Product Description Lisa has an important homework assignment–to measure something in several different ways. She has to use standard units like inches and nonstandard units like paper clips to find out height, width, length, weight, volume, temperature, and time. Lisa decides to measure […]

Waggit’s Tale

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Peter Howe Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description He is nameless. He is homeless. He is friendless. He is lost. Until he is found . . . by a team of mutts who shelter him and teach him how to survive the wilds of the city park. And so he becomes Waggit, the […]

Old Yeller (rpkg) (HarperClassics)

Rating: (123 reviews) Author: Fred Gipson Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description At first, Travis couldn’t stand the sight of Old Yeller The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too. But he sure was clever, and a smart dog could be a big help on the wild Texas frontier, especially with Papa away on a […]

Where the Red Fern Grows (A Bantam Starfire Book)

Rating: (1201 reviews) Author: Wilson Rawls Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart’s desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters. Glory and victory were coming to them, but sadness waited too. Paperback. Amazon.com Author Wilson Rawls spent […]

Go, Dog. Go! (Beginner Books)

Rating: (82 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House/Beginner Books Amazon.com Life lessons? Romance? Literary instruction? Go, Dog. Go! offers all this and more, wrapped up in one simply worded, warmly hued package. Using single-syllable words in rhythmic repetition, and introducing colors and prepositions, this Seuss-styled classic has been an early favorite of children since […]

Marley: A Dog Like No Other

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: John Grogan Publisher: Collins Product Description Make way for Marley! When the Grogan family is ready for a dog, they choose Marley, a yellow furball of a puppy who quickly grows into a large, rowdy Labrador retriever. Marley has a zest for life, and as he grows, so does his enthusiasm. […]

Biscuit Storybook Collection (Biscuit)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: HarperFestival Book Description The sweet, yellow puppy is here – Woof! Join Biscuit in all his adventures. Each day presents the chance to make new friends or learn something new. A collection of ten stories about the sweet, yellow puppy Biscuit. Contains: Bathtime for Biscuit, Biscuit, Biscuit […]

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (Sandpiper Books)

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Dubose Heyward Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children.

Perro grande… Perro pequeño / Big Dog… Little Dog

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House Book Description Illus. in full color. Trans. by Pilar de Cuenca & Inés Alvares. “The presence of the English text beneath the Spanish makes it especially helpful in the primary-grade bilingual classroom.”–Booklist.  

Doggies (Boynton Board Books (Simon & Schuster))

Rating: (63 reviews) Author: Sandra Boynton Publisher: Little Simon Book Description Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books. These whimsical and hilarious books, featuring nontraditional texts and her famous animal characters, have been printed on thick board pages, […]

Bella The Bunny Fairy (Pet Fairies)

Author: Daisy Meadows Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description The Pet Fairies have one of the most important jobs in Fairyland! They work with their special pets to make sure that all animals find safe homes. But now Jack Frost has stolen the magical pets! Could they be lost forever? At an Easter egg hunt, Rachel […]

Go, Dog. Go! (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (54 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Whether by foot, boat, car, or unicycle, P. D. Eastman’s lovable dogs demonstrate the many ways one can travel. The new text emphasizes the concept element of the original while maintaining its rhythm and charm.  

Night Before Christmas, The

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: William Wegman Publisher: Hyperion Amazon.com Clement C. Moore’s beloved poem about Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve has been illustrated by hundreds of artists since its first publication in 1823. Two collectors of antique children’s books have selected a variety of these charming pictures from Arthur Rackham, Jessie Willcox Smith, Thomas Nast, […]

Carl’s Christmas (Carl)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Book Description A family’s faithful dog and the baby left in his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve.

Because of Winn-Dixie

Rating: (725 reviews) Author: Kate DiCamillo Publisher: Candlewick Amazon.com Because of Winn-Dixie, a big, ugly, happy dog, 10-year-old Opal learns 10 things about her long-gone mother from her preacher father. Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal makes new friends among the somewhat unusual residents of her new hometown, Naomi, Florida. Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal begins to find […]

Rover Saves Christmas

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Roddy Doyle Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Amazon.com Although most grownups know Roddy Doyle better from his Barrytown comic novels (including The Commitments), he’s thankfully returned for a children’s book follow-up to his ridiculously ridiculous The Giggler Treatment. What’s the cast of kids from that nimble-witted book leaving on the mantel for Santa? […]

Santa Paws and the Christmas Storm

Author: Kris Edwards Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

Santa Paws On Christmas Island (Santa Paws)

Author: Kris Edwards Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description The Callahans are about to settle in for an unusually snowy holiday at home, when a last minute opportunity lands them in the tropics instead. With surfboards, sand castles, and sunshine, this vacation to Christmas Island might be the best trip the Callahans have ever taken. While […]

Big Dog . . . Little Dog (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description A condensed, board-book version of the P. D. Eastman canine classic Big Dog . . . Little Dog, staring Fred and Ted—mutts who are opposite in every way, but best friends nevertheless.

McDuff’s Christmas (McDuff Stories)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Rosemary Wells Publisher: Hyperion

Dogs (Baby Einstein)

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Julie Aigner-clark Publisher: Hyperion Book Description Dogs Chunky Board BookThe Baby Einstein Dogs Chunky board book is an entertaining book created with colorful images in fine art, illustration and photographs.The Dogs Chunky board book introduces your child to man’s best friend in and out of the home.Baby Einstein Dogs Chunky board […]