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Madeline Finn and the Shelter Dog

Lisa Papp, Lisa Papp (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.95*
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A Parents' Choice Recommended Book

In this heartwarming companion to the award-winning favorite Madeline Finn and the Library Dog, Madeline Finn finds a new way to help more dogs and read more stories. A perfect story for dog lovers, pet adoption and rescue advocates, and young readers learning how to make a difference through community service.

"Cheerful... Charming." --Kirkus Reviews

Ever since Madeline Finn met Mrs. Dimple's Bonnie, the library dog, she has asked her mother for a puppy of her own every single day. Finally, Mom says yes, and Madeline Finn chooses Star, one of the puppies born to Bonnie.

Then Mrs. Dimple tells Madeline Finn about animal shelters―a place many other pets come from. After a visit to their local shelter, Madeline Finn has some questions. Does anyone play with the shelter dogs, or snuggle with them, or read to them? Questions lead to answers, and ideas, and soon Madeline Finn and her human and animal community discover there are lots of ways for small people to make a big difference.

Award-winning author-illustrator Lisa Papp offers a kind, empathetic exploration of life in an animal shelter in this inspiring and endearing book.

Also available:
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog
Madeline Finn and the Therapy Dog

Activity Kit available

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781682630754, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2019