Boyds Mills Press, Hardcover, 9781590789339, 40pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2013
Ever wonder what's going on in the mind of a dog? Here is an entertaining look at life from the point of view of a family poocha canine with a tongue-twisting, fun way of talking, and some serious attitude. As the dog's people family grows, so does her dismay at having to share her space with so many new and noisy feet. But as she discovers, making room also brings new joy. With a happy surprise ending and charming illustrations full of humor, this is a heartwarmingand doggone funnyrhyming story that kids will ask for again and again.
About the Author
Leslie Helakoski is the author of six picture books, including "Big Chickens" (winner, 2007 Michigan Reads! One State One Picture Book; winner, Great Lakes Great Books Award; and a 2006 Junior Library Guild selection) and "Woolbur" (a 2008 Book Sense Hot Pick and a Great Lakes Book Award finalist). This is the second book she has written and illustrated. She grew up in south Louisiana, and now lives with her family near Kalamazoo, Michigan.