Because of Shoe and Other Dog Stories (Hardcover)

By Ann M. Martin (Editor), Aleksey &. Olga Ivanov (Illustrator), Margarita Engle (Contribution by)
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Description


Hilarious and heartwarming dog stories from nine renowned authors:
   • Ann M. Martin
   • Jon Muth
   • Mark Teague
   • Margarita Engle
   • Thacher Hurd
   • Valerie Hobbs
   • Matt de la Peña
   • Pam Muñoz Ryan
   • Wendy Orr For young readers who have ever wanted, known or loved a dog, the short stories in this anthology evoke the full spectrum of endearing doggy traits! With stories ordered from easiest to most difficult to read, this is a book for young readers of varying levels to enjoy.

About the Author


Ann M. Martin is the author of many novels, including "A Corner of the Universe", winner of the Newbery Honor, and "Everything for a Dog", which has sold over 90,000 copies. Ann lives in upstate New York with her beloved dog, Sadie, and several rescued cats.

OLGA and ALEKSEY IVANOV illustrated the "Charlotte's Web" beginning readers. They live in Colorado.

Margarita Engle is a Cuban American poet and novelist whose work has been published in many countries. Her books include The Poet Slave of Cuba, winner of the Pura Belpre Award for narrative and the Americas Award; The Surrender Tree, a Newbery Honor book; Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian, a Kirkus Best Book for Children; and The Lightning Dreamer, Cuba s Greatest Abolitionist, winner of the 2014 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Young Adult/Children s Literature. Margarita lives in California, where she enjoys bird-watching and helping her husband with his volunteer work for wilderness search-and-rescue dog training programs. Visit her online: www.margaritaengle.com.

Praise For…


"...the depth of emotion felt by canines and their owners will be universally understood."--Publishers Weekly

"These amusing tales, all of them strong and distinct, total up to a nice, easily accessible package that will be a hit with dog lovers.”--Kirkus

“This ode to the canine condition consists of nine original short stories by Martin and eight other authors.” -- BCCB

Product Details
ISBN: 9780805093148
ISBN-10: 0805093141
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: June 5th, 2012
Pages: 272
Language: English