Benny Learns to Swim (Paperback)

By Judith Koppens, Marja Meijer (Illustrator)

Clavis, 9781605375168, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 26, 2020

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/26/2020)

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It's hot outside. Sam and Benny would really like to cool off in the lake. But first Benny has to take swimming lessons and pass his test. And that's not easy for a dog . . .

A funny and an endearing story about the friendship between a girl and her dog, and about how much fun it is to swim. For animal lovers and little swimmers ages 4 and up.

About the Author

Judith Koppens has been an author and illustrator for many years. Children are her most important source of inspiration. Their enthusiasm and honesty are always part of her work. Judith lives in the Netherlands and works as a teacher at an elementary school. Marja Meijer has been drawing since she was born, so it's not surprising that she went to an art academy to study illustrative design. She has worked as a freelance illustrator for newspapers and magazines and illustrated her first of many picture books in 1992. Marja lives in the Netherlands with her husband and children.