"Let's Get a Pup!" Said Kate

By Bob Graham; Bob Graham (Illustrator)
(Candlewick, Hardcover, 9780763614522, 32pp.)

Publication Date: August 1, 2001

Other Editions of This Title: Prebound, Prebound, Paperback

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New from the creator or MAX—a PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Best Book—a funny, warm story for every child who's wished for a puppy.

There are lots of dogs of all shapes and sizes at the animal shelter. But Karen and her mom and dad know they want Dave the moment they see him. He's small and cute and a perfect fit for the end of Kate's bed. But then they see Rosy, who is old and gray and broad as a table... How can Kate and Mom and Dad take home just ONE dog when there are so MANY wonderful animals who need a home? Bob Graham creates an original endearing family in a touching story that will appeal to animal lovers everywhere.




About the Author

Bob Graham is the author of such well-loved children's books as QUEENIE, ONE OF THE FAMILY; ROSE MEETS MR. WINTERGARTEN; BENNY: AN ADVENTURE STORY; and MAX. "LET'S GET A PUP!" SAID KATE grew our of his own experiences. "Our family once went to a dog shelter, looking for a small pup, and we came away with not one dog but two," he says. "Since we are now sadly dogless, we are tempted to repeat the process."

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