Aggie the Brave

Aggie the Brave

By Lori Ries; Frank W. Dormer (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, Hardcover, 9781570916359, 48pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2010


A trip to the vet requires bravery.

They met and became best friends in AGGIE AND BEN. They learned to behave in GOOD DOG, AGGIE. Now Aggie and Ben must conquer their fears in their third book for beginning readers. Aggie has to go to the vet, but it’s Ben who needs to be brave as he deals with a night without his best friend. When Aggie returns home, she is unable to play. Ben must do his best to take care of her and make her feel better.

Frank W. Dormer’s expressive illustrations tell the story of the special bond between a boy and his loyal dog. Young readers will love the continuing adventures of Aggie and Ben.

About the Author

Frank W. Dormer is the author-illustrator of "Socksquatch" and "The Obstinate Pen", and is also the illustrator of many other books for children, including the Aggie and Ben series for early readers and the middle grade series The Adventures of Jo Schmo. Visit Frank online at