The Boy Who Ate Dog Biscuits

By Betsy Sachs; Margot Apple (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780394847788, 62pp.)

Publication Date: October 17, 1989

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Billy Getten really wants a dog. He's so dog crazy that he eats dog biscuits But Billy's parents won t give in. They say he's too irresponsible. Then Billy meets the dog of his dreams. Can Billy convince his parents that he's ready for a pet before the most wonderful dog in the world gets adopted by someone else?
This short chapter book offers good role models; strong, three-generational family relationships; and a smooth message about friendship. The soft, expressive black-line drawings will help draw readers. "Booklist.

About the Author

Margot Apple is a freelance illustrator, havingillustrated more than fifty books for childrenwhile also producing illustrations for "Cricket" and "Ladybug" magazines. She now lives in Shelburn Falls, Massachusetts, with her husband and their pets, a dog and a cat.
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