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A Rose for Pinkerton (Picture Puffins) [Paperback]

By Steven Kellogg (Author) & Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)
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Item description for A Rose for Pinkerton (Picture Puffins) by Steven Kellogg...

Pinkerton, the Great Dane, intimidated by Rose, the kitten, who wants to be a Great Dane herself, goes to the International Pet Show for expert advice.

Publishers Description
Pinkerton seems lonely. So his young owner goes to the pet show to find him a friend. She returns with a kitten named Rose, who could be the ideal playmate for Pinkerton. But Rose has ideas of her own. She wants to be a Great Dane, and suddenly Pinkerton decides to start acting like a kitten. So Pinkerton, Rose and their owners go back to the pet show to seek professional advice, but what results is a crazy and comical adventure
"A zesty tale that is delivered with splendid flourish . . . Funny and well-paced with] dexterous illustrations." ("Booklist," starred review)

Citations And Professional Reviews
A Rose for Pinkerton (Picture Puffins) by Steven Kellogg has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • PW Notes and Reprints - 02/18/2002 page 99

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Puffin
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.14" Width: 6.5" Height: 0.22"
Weight:   0.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2003
Publisher   Puffin
Age  4-8
ISBN  0142300098  
ISBN13  9780142300091  
UPC  051488006992  

Availability  5 units.
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More About Steven Kellogg

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Steven Kellogg is the acclaimed illustrator and author of more than a hundred books for children. Among them are Can I Keep Him?, The Island of the Skog, Best Friends, The Missing Mitten Mystery, and The Mysterious Tadpole. Steven has received numerous accolades for his work, including the prestigious Regina Medal for his lifetime contribution to children s literature. He and his wife, Helen, live in Essex, New York."

Steven Kellogg currently resides in Sandy Hook, in the state of Connecticut. Steven Kellogg was born in 1941.

Steven Kellogg has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Picture Puffin Books
  2. Pinkerton
  3. Reading Rainbow Books
  4. Scholastic Bookshelf: Family

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Animals > Dogs > Fiction
3Books > Subjects > Children > Authors & Illustrators, A-Z > ( K ) > Kellogg, Steven
4Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Action & Adventure
5Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8

Reviews - What do customers think about A Rose for Pinkerton (Picture Puffins)?

Steven Kellogg at his best  Mar 18, 2006
Steven Kellogg is one of my favorite illustrators. This hilarious tale is about a lonely dog whos owner sets out to find him a new friend. Of course mother wont' agree to another enourmouse great dane, so it has to be something small and quiet. The little girl decides on a kitten she names Rose. the problems begin when Rose thinks she's a dog and Pinkerton tries to be a cat! Find out how Pinkerton saves the day and becomes a kittens best friend.
A Rose For Pinkerton  Dec 5, 2003
"A Rose For Pinkerton," is about a relationship between a cat and a dog. This fun, loving, caring, and adventurous book goes through the feelings Pinkerton and Rose(main characters) have. It shows the consequences of their actions whether they are good or bad. This is a greta book that can teach children about the responsibilities of having a pet.
My kids love Pinkerton!  Aug 24, 1998
My two daughters insist on having this book read to them every night! They are young enough that it took a while for them to understand about the "thought bubbles" that show what Rose and Pinkerton are thinking, but they loved the illustrations of Rose as a Great Dane. I think they like Pinkerton because he's big, but he's cuddly and not threatening. It's fun to explore the pages and name all the pets they see. My four-year-old wanted to give this book a six-star rating, she likes it so much!
Loving it for almost 15 years!  Apr 22, 1998
A Rose for Pinkerton was one of my very first favorite books when I was a little girl. I can remember looking at all the pictures and simply adoring every detailed scene in it, wondering how a person could be as imaginative in thought as I was. I just want to thank the author so very much for writing a book so full of creativity and life that a little girl fell in love with and is still to this day. Thank you for bringing happiness and light to my life with your book. :>
A dozen roses for Steven Kellog  Dec 17, 1997
A Rose for Pinkerton is more fun than a boxful of kittens. The illustrations are lavish and reward careful scrutiny. (A display of "small and quiet pets" includes clams, snails, and fruit.) If you don't have a child, borrow one, and read A Rose for Pinkerton.

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