Boy, Bird, and Dog (I Like to Read) (Hardcover)

By David McPhail

Holiday House, 9780823423460, 24pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/1/2012)

List Price: 14.95*
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David McPhail celebrates ingenuity, creativity, and friendship in this picture book created especially for the newest reader. Boy and Bird can go up to the tree house, but Dog cannot. Boy has an idea. Using a rope and a pot, the boy is able to pull the dog up the tree to a vantage point where the three friends can observe all good things in the world—including Mom bearing a plate of cookies. David McPhail's poignant characters express intelligence, joy, and the affectionate bond of friendship. Together they live in a world that is wondrous, safe, and happy. An I Like to Read® book. Guided Reading Level D.

About the Author

David McPhail is a beloved author and illustrator of more than fifty books for children, including the classic Emma's Pet. As an illustrator, he has appeared on the New York Times Children's Books Best Sellers list for When Sheep Sleep, written by Laura Numeroff. He lives in New Hampshire.

Praise For Boy, Bird, and Dog (I Like to Read)

"A sweet, gentle charmer."—Kirkus Reviews