(Pets, nonfiction) “A touching, easy-to-read children's story…based on an actual event pertaining to the author's own dog.” – Stevie Turner, author. Muffy is a little dog who loves people; but after a painful injury she is wary of other dogs. Valor is a lost German shepherd who gets hit by a car. When Muffy’s family brings Valor home to recover, no one is sure what Muff will do.
This touching picture book with Hispanic family teaches compassion, friendship, trust, and courage (kids ages 3 – 7, preschool – 2nd grade, especially for children with a fear of dogs). Kids love the dog counting activity and online EXTRAS.
Get this animal lovers’ book with 700 words in dyslexic-friendly font by award-winning author and media professor Karl Beckstrand (Ida’s Witness—click Karl Beckstrand above for all 60 multicultural books—English & Spanish), illustrated by Brandon Rodriguez. 28-page, 8.5”x8.5” picture book with big dogs; available in hard cover, soft cover, or ebook (worldwide rights © Sept. 2017, Premio Publishing) PremioBooks, Baker & Taylor, Brodart, Follett, Herzberg/Perma-bound, Ingram, and libraries. JNF003060, JNF053060, JNF053050, JNF003170, JNF018030, JNF053220, JNF024070, LCCN: 2017939481, eISBN: 978-1370601592, Hard ISBN: 978-0985398842, Soft ISBN: 978-1479315574