Best in Show
Publication Date: February 1, 2011
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
Categories: Animals - Dogs
When Abby visits her aunt at the kennel where she works, she falls in love with the new poodle puppies-and one puppy in particular named Gem. Aunt Nancy invites Abby to help out at the kennel, and Abby's excited to work with the trainer, Wendell, teaching Gem all she needs to know to become a winning show dog. Soon it's the day of the biggest dog show of the year, and Abby and Gem will have to overcome the odds to show the judges that Gem is a true champion. Dog lovers, poodle fans, and anyone who enjoys dog shows will delight in this charming story that highlights the fun of competition and the love between a girl and her favorite pup.
Karen LeFrak is the author of Jake the Philharmonic Dog and Jake the Ballet Dog. She breeds and shows champion poodles. Ms. LeFrak and her husband, Richard LeFrak, have two sons, Harrison and James, and split their time between Manhattan and Southampton, where they live with their flock of poodles.
Andrew Day is the illustrator of Now Hiring: White House Dog and is an illustrator at a Chicago advertising agency. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.