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Pick a Pup

Illustrated by Jed Henry

About The Book

Today is the day that Sam picks a pup! But how will he ever decide which one? He and his gram take a trip to the city animal shelter, greeting their neighbors' dogs as they go. There are sleepy pups, hyper pups, glamorous pups--and some that are a mix of everything!

This energetic book, with its fun rhyming text and adorable illustrations, is sure to thrill the young dog lover. Anyone who's ever adopted a furry friend will already know the true trick to picking a pup . . . the pup picks YOU!

About The Author

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Marsha Wilson Chall is the author of such books as One Pup's Up, illustrated by Henry Cole; Up North at the Cabin, illustrated by Steve Johnson; and Sagebrush Spring, illustrated by Jim Daly. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her husband, dog, and barn cats, and you can visit her online at

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (February 22, 2011)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416979616
  • Grades: P - K
  • Ages: 2 - 5

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Awards and Honors

  • Minnesota Book Award Nominee

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