Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Is There a Dog in This Book? by Viviane Schwarz - OPTIONAL

Schwarz, Viviane. Is There a Dog in This Book?, PICTURE BOOK. Candlewick Press, 2014. $16.99. Content: G. 
There are three cats in this book (as the story goes). What they discover is that there is a dog in their book too and they are quite disturbed by it. They are eventually discovered by the dog and decide he’s not as bad as they think. 
I really wanted to like this book. It has flaps on some pages, which I know will be appealing to some readers. I just didn’t feel like there was anything particularly unique or intriguing about the story. The dialogue was all very basic and I was never fully invested in what was happening. 
PRE-K, EL (K-3) – OPTIONAL. Reviewed by: Shay, School Librarian

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