Viking Books, Hardcover, 9780670061235, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 21, 2006
Out of sorts.
Sad and lumpy.
A brand-new doll?
It's time to pout
Gloria felt so left out."
Poor Gloria the bulldog thinks she has lost her best friend when the little girl who owns her receives a doll as a birthday present. Suddenly the girl Gloria does everything with now does everything with her new doll But Gloria can't exactly tell anyone why she's upset, so the girl's brother and sister figure that Gloria just needs some cheering up. Maybe a bath? Or a game of dress-up? Or a bike ride? Things go from silly to hysterical, but in the end Gloria is happily reunited with her best friend.
Anna Dewdney is the author of "Llama Llama Red Pajama" and "Grumpy Gloria," She has raised two "almost" perfect daughters in southern Vermont.