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Not Afraid of Dogs by Susanna Pitzer

Not Afraid of Dogs (edition 2006)

by Susanna Pitzer, Larry Day (Illustrator)

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Title:Not Afraid of Dogs
Authors:Susanna Pitzer
Other authors:Larry Day (Illustrator)
Info:Walker Childrens (2006), Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Crisis, Boy, dog

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Not Afraid of Dogs by Susanna Pitzer




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I enjoyed the story, Not Afraid of Dogs, by Susanna Pitzer. The big idea in this story is facing your fears. This book is good because it has repetition of "I am not afraid of dogs, I just don't like them." It is fun to read aloud. Also,the writing and illustrations pull at the heartstrings when the dog is afraid and the boy helps the dog cope. ( )
  JenniferEckley | Sep 18, 2014 |
Daniel says he isn't afraid of anything until he is faced with a dog. He says that he just doesn't like dogs because he isn't sure how to deal with his fear. When he and the dog share an experience of being scared he is able to overcome his fear and lets the dog share his bed.

Ages: 4-5

Source: Pierce College
  StephanieVega | May 19, 2014 |
A little boy who is afraid of dogs will not admit it until one day his family pet sits a little dog. When the dog is afraid of the storm the two bond and he is no longer afraid of the animal.
ECE Classroom
  Katrinaalyn | May 19, 2014 |
This book is a wonderful choice for kids who are afraid of dogs, those who have other fears, or just those looking for a good read. I've used it in K-3 storytime and found it effective on many different levels. The story is engaging, the characters are believable, and the ending satisfies. In addition to dealing with the nature of courage.

Source: ECE Pierce College library
  kavy | May 13, 2014 |
This book is about a a boy who is afraid of dogs, but later he found out that they are nice, so he are not afraid anymore
Ages 4-5
From ECE Library
  sandratt | May 6, 2014 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0802780679, Hardcover)

Daniel is the bravest boy of all!

Daniel isn't afraid of spiders. He isn't afraid of snakes. He isn't even afraid of thunderstorms. And no matter what his sister says, he's certainly not afraid of dogs -- he just doesn't like them. But there's no avoiding them when he comes home and his mother is babysitting his aunt's dog.

Susanna Pitzer's humorous look into the nature of courage, fear, and friendship has a touching outcome for both the brave and the frail of heart, with expressive illustrations by Larry Day.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:49:44 -0400)

Young Daniel must confront his fear of dogs when his mom dog sits his aunt's pet.

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