Meet the adorable and silly Peggy the pug in this first story in a middle grade series about a dog who wants to be many things, but more than anything wants to find her forever home!
After Peggy the pug puppy is left at the animal shelter just before Christmas, she is taken in by a foster family. But the situation is just temporary—the family isn’t ready for a dog quite yet. And the little girl, Chloe, wants a unicorn for Christmas, not a puppy.
Peggy decides that she will become a unicorn to make Chloe’s Christmas wish come true—and hopefully make Peggy’s temporary home her forever home in the process. All she needs is a long silky mane, a glowing horn, and the ability to do magic! Easy-peasy, right? But all of Peggy’s attempts to become a unicorn go hilariously wrong. From knocking over the Christmas tree to getting lost in the snow, Peggy remains a pug. How will she ever find a forever home if she can’t make her new humans happy?
Bella Swift is a children’s book editor who has written many successful children’s book series under a variety of pen names. She lives in London with her husband, her two daughters, and a pet cat—but dreams about getting a dog!
Publisher: Aladdin (August 31, 2021)
Length: 160 pages
Grades: 2 - 5
Ages: 7 - 10
Lexile ® 630L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®