Item description for A Duck at the Dog Pound by Susann Batson...
Wiggles the Duck desperately wanted to be a dog so she could take walks with the family but when she shows her three Beagle friends how to get out of their pen they all end up at the dog pound! Original simplistic art and a darling story to entertain children and teach them how to be happy.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 8.1" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Jan 31, 2007
Publisher Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc
ISBN 1933090448 ISBN13 9781933090443
Availability 62 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 25, 2017 11:43.
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When Wiggles the Duck was little, the children loved her and played with her all the time. Now no one notices her. Wiggles lives with the Walaces, in the backyard with her three beagle friends. When the children get home from school, they take the beagles for a walk with their mom, and sometimes their dad goes too. But they never take Wiggles.
One day while she practices barking, which sounds more like "Quarf!", she bumps the latch on the gate and it comes open. At last, an opportunity to go for a walk. When a car blares it's horn, she hurries back to her yard. But later she tells the beagles what happened, and they convince Wiggles to show them how she opened the gate, which leads to a scary adventure.
Wiggles teaches a great lesson to young children about being happy with one's self. With humor, wonderfully simple art, and a deft touch, Susann Batson has created a lovely story for young children. I certainly hope to see a lot more from this children's author.