Not Afraid of Dogs

By Susanna Pitzer; Larry Day (Illustrator)
(Walker Childrens, Hardcover, 9780802780676, 32pp.)

Publication Date: May 16, 2006

Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding

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Daniel is the bravest boy of all!

Daniel isn't afraid of spiders. He isn't afraid of snakes. He isn't even afraid of thunderstorms. And no matter what his sister says, he's certainly not afraid of dogs -- he just doesn't like them. But there's no avoiding them when he comes home and his mother is babysitting his aunt's dog.

Susanna Pitzer's humorous look into the nature of courage, fear, and friendship has a touching outcome for both the brave and the frail of heart, with expressive illustrations by Larry Day.

About the Author

SUSANNA PITZER currently resides in New York City with three Shetland Sheepdog sisters, Zzazu, Sofie, and Daisy. Zzazu is the inspiration for this book.

LARRY DAY is the illustrator of the acclaimed Let It Begin Here!, which received starred reviews in Booklist and The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, and other picture books while also working in the advertising industry. Larry lives in Downers Grove, Illinois, with his wife, Melanie, and their two sons, Andrew and Peter.

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