The No-Dogs-Allowed Rule (Hardcover)

By Kashmira Sheth, Carl Pearce (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807556948, 116pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2012



Ishan Mehra wants a dog, but his mother has a rule about dogs. (Guess what it is?) Ishan figures if he's helpful enough and does enough things right around the house, he can change her mind. Somehow, though, the right things seem to come out all wrong. whether it's making paratha for breakfast or repainting the hallway Award-winning author Kashmira Sheth's first novel for younger readers introduces Ishan, whose hilarious misadventures will resonate with kids everywhere.

About the Author

Kashmira Sheth was born in Bhavanger, Gujart, India, and emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen. Her books for children and young adults include Blue Jasmine; Boys Without Names; and The Keeping Corner. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin. Carl Pearce lives in north Wales, and he enjoys watching films, reading books, and taking long walks along the beach with his camera. His books for children include The Silence Seeker and How to Save a Dragon.