Entries Tagged as 'Mutts'

The Gift of Nothing

June 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Fans of Patrick McDonnell’s Wag! will love The Gift of Nothing. Featuring the adorable characters from his comic strip Mutts,  the plot of this story can be summed up in a ten-word riddle. Q: What do you give a friend who has everything? A: Nothing. Of course, like everything else Mr. McDonnell […]

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March 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Why does Earl’s tail wag – fwip fwip fwip?  Young readers will love the simple storyline of this book and its use of repetition, and parents will adore Patrick McDonnell’s sweet little mutt and his appreciation of just about everything. Mr. McDonnell is a hero for animals and the people who […]

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Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy

October 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I’ve got mixed feelings about the Fancy Nancy series by Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. On one hand, Nancy is a bright, confident girl who likes learning new words and being thoughtful to her friends. On the other, what she really loves — her whole raison d’etre — is to be fancy. And […]

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