WINNER of the 2016 International Book Awards in the category “Animals/Pets.”
“The writing was captivating and made learning fun while the illustrations were creative, artistic, and beautiful. This combination will surely spark more interest in children while creating a lifetime memory.” – Jordan P., Princeton, NJ
Each dog breed profile has all the elements of a good story: memorable characters, excitement, cliff-hangers, humor and a satisfying ending.
Readers learn not only about the dog breed and whether it's right for their family, they also absorb history, geography and popular culture.
The book is beautifully illustrated with photos of each breed on a different, painted background. A real treat for the eyes that complements the text. No other dog book has pictures like these.
A Book for All Ages
This book is just right for age 9 and up to read by themselves; or younger kids to be read to. You and your own parents will also love this book.
A guide to pronunciation is given for the more difficult breed names.
The Most Recognizable and Popular Dog Breeds
This book profiles 20 of the most recognizable and popular dog breeds today, discussing
whether or not they are good with children...
how the breed helps people...
heroic deeds of the various breeds...
famous dogs of a particular breed...
famous people (such as Presidents) who owned the breed...
and the origin of each breed.
Here is the list of dog breeds covered:
Jack Russell Terrier
West Highland White Terrier (Westie)
Designed for Browsing
The book is designed for browsing; that is, the breeds are not in alphabetical order, but ordered to highlight the differences among the breeds. A table of contents and an alphabetical index are provided, if you want to go straight to a particular breed.
Jobs with Dogs
There is also a section, "Jobs with dogs," for the young person who would like to work with dogs when he/she grows up. Some jobs you can even do as a teenager!
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