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Some Dog! [Download] ➵ Some Dog! By Mary Casanova – Buyprobolan50.co.uk George was once a bouncy pup; now his pace is steady and slow Still he feels special Then Ya yippity yappity yeep yeep yeep a stray dog bristling with energy lands on George's doorstep and wiggles him George was once a bouncy pup; now his pace is steady and slow Still he feels special Then Ya yippity yappity yeep yeep yeep a stray dog bristling with energy lands on George's doorstep and wiggles himself right into George's family Full of tricks this new dog Zippity is a wonder But when Zippity disappears it's George who proves that an old dog with a few tricks of his own can still be SOME DOGExpressive watercolors brimming with humor make this a perfect choice for dog lovers of any age while any child who has felt his status usurped by a new sibling will cheer as George a most unlikely hero saves the day Some Dog is a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year.

  • Hardcover
  • 40 pages
  • Some Dog!
  • Mary Casanova
  • English
  • 24 June 2016
  • 9780374371333

About the Author: Mary Casanova

Mary Casanova is an award winning childrens author of novels and picture books Many of her books stem from her life on the Minnesota Canadian border; yet some of her stories have taken her as far away as France Norway and Belize for research Whatever the setting for her books Casanova writes stories that matter and stories that kids cant put downHer book awards include American Library A.

10 thoughts on “Some Dog!

  1. midnightfaerie midnightfaerie says:

    A cute story about a dog whose owners gets a new dog a little yappy one that the first dog doesn't like The story line is typical and predictable but the illustrations are adorable The sounds the different dogs make are fun especially if you get into it My kids like repeating the fun sounds and so it went over somewhat well in our house The different sounds were fun than the story though The reading level is somewhere around a level 2 but probably still better as an adult read not really for beginner's

  2. Becky Loader Becky Loader says:

    I love George It just goes to show never underestimate age over youth

  3. Megan (ReadingRover) Megan (ReadingRover) says:

    Finally This is the awesome basset hound picture book that I have been waiting for The whole thing was perfect I love that the author is also a basset owner Both she and the illustrator captured George the basset perfectly Some Dog is the story of George the basset hound who lives a lazy comfortable life with a man and a woman until a stray comes to live with them The stray Zippity is hyper and enthusiastic about everything He is also good at many things He can get the paper fetch sticks and even catch fish George starts to feel a bit outdone and ignored Then a loud storm hits and Zippity gets scared and starts to run jump and crash around the house and finally goes outside and gets lost The man and the woman call on George to catch Zippity's scent to find him George is the best scent tracker there is and he tracks Zippity all over even after the man and woman go home Finally George finds Zippity and rescues him He brings him home and is a hero From that day on he and Zippity are friends and live a happy life with the man and woman I loved this book It shows that even when someone new comes into your life and makes you feel not as noticed because they can do things that you can't that you should remember that you are still just as loved and needed as you always were You are special because you are you and can do other things that only you can do The other thing that made this book so great was the artwork It was adorable and captured the essence of a basset hound perfectly The sad droopy eyes the fat feet and every wrinkle The expressions on George's face were priceless In contrast Zippity was just as well executed to be the excitable yippie little stray He had a happy grin and scrappy fur and was constantly in motion This a wonderful children's book I adored it

  4. Candice Candice says:

    George the basset hound has it made as far as dogs go His owners adore him calling him Some Dog and the charming illustrations show just how happy George is and how much he is loved He's not a very active dog but his life is full Then a stray dog happens along This little fellow is so full of energy that his owners name him Zippety Zippety seems to do everything right making George a bit jealous Then there is a thunderstorm which calm George takes in stride but which freaks Zippety out completely Soon Zippity is on the run and lost And soon George is out in the miserable weather looking for someone he doesn't particularly care for A sweet story of friendship with entertaining illustrations

  5. Andrew Andrew says:

    Show Me Winner Good read aloud for families; interesting turn the story features an older couple as the humans not a child as is usual; the story revolves around the uiet life of the basset hound Georgeuntil a stray christened Zippity takes over his perfect life However when Zippity messes up and runs away its up to George's superior nose to find and rescue him George really is SOME DOG Cute story simple read good sound incorporation book

  6. Cemeread Cemeread says:

    George is a basset hound with a good life until a yippity zippity stray shows up and joins his family Zippity does tricks and gets all the attention until the day George smells a storm coming Zippity gets so wild trying to get away from thunder he is put outside and races off to become lost George's true talents are used to save the pup and the two get along fine after The pages about the storm and finding the lost pup are in grey and blue tones

  7. Matthew Matthew says:

    An old dog feels overlooked when another dog shows up that is younger and energetic than him Eventually the old dog has the chance to have his home back when the new dog runs away during a thunderstorm after wrecking the house Then in true selfless fashion he agrees to use his amazing sense of smell to recover the lost new dog in true heroic fashion I mean what's not love about this one I was really pleased with this as were my wife and son Nicely done

  8. Stefanie Kellum Stefanie Kellum says:

    Basset hound for the win

  9. Anthony Anthony says:

    George the hound has a good life but then a stray energetic pup shows up and puts George and his family in a frenzy During a rain storm George proves he's still a some dog

  10. Bryan Bryan says:

    Love the storyline and its depth

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