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I Want a Dog!

Published by NorthSouth Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

For young readers, an adorable take on responsibility and problem-solving!

Lisa has wanted a dog for so long, and she has left no stone unturned to convince her parents. But sometimes even the most reasonable arguments fall on deaf ears. And so Lisa comes up with an ingenious solution: She puts up a notice in the park and actually finds a four-legged friend who urgently needs to be taken out - his master is no longer good on foot, and the dachshund Rolfi is now struggling with weight problems. Lisa's persistence is rewarded - and that not only makes her happy, but everyone else too.

Bright and adorable artwork by Helga Bansch transforms a classic family topic into pure reading fun.

"Bansch’s classic story of a dog-seeking child is enhanced by her playful illustrations." Art of the Picture Book

Narrated realistically, beautifully illustrated and with an ending that leaves parents at least more than one option ...
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About The Author

Helga Bansch was born in Leoben, Austria. Before becoming a writer, she worked as a teacher in primary schools and made marionettes for puppet theatres. Since 2003, she has lived in Vienna, working as an artist and running workshops for children. Bansch won the Austrian Children's Book Prize for her illustrations.

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