Monday, April 2, 2012

I Didn't Do It by Patricia MacLachlan & Emily Charest MacLachlan

Have you ever owned a puppy? If you have, you'll understand this book completely. If you haven't, you may decide on a fish instead. In 14 poems, the authors capture the personalities of puppies perfectly.

What I thought: Dog poems! How great is that? I'm a dog owner/lover and I loved this collection. My favorite poems are "No Name," "I Didn't Do It," "Big," "Pretty Puppy," "She Flies," and "Puppy Dreams." The illustrations are lovely, so realistic. I love the soft lines and colors. My favorite illustrations are "Shh...I'm Here," "No Name," "What Did I Do?," and "She Flies."

Story Time Themes: Dogs, Baby Animals

(Illus. Katy Schneider. Katherine Tegen, 2010)

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