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Skinny Brown Dog by Kimberly Willis Holt
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Skinny Brown Dog

by Kimberly Willis Holt

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I liked this book because it teaches children good qualities like making friends. Also, it show persistence also even though in this book it took until the end to see the baker take home the dog.
  Elisabeth_Reil | May 17, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0805075879, Hardcover)

A charming story about an unlikely friendship by National Book Award-winning author Kimberly Willis Holt

Benny the baker leads a simple life. He makes delicious cakes, cookies and muffins, and keeps his customers well fed and happy. When a skinny brown dog shows up on Benny's doorstep, nothing Benny says can convince him to go away. While Benny insists that the dog isn't his, customers soon grow as fond of the skinny brown dog as they are of Benny's yummy treats. The children even name him Brownie--the perfect name for a baker's dog.

Benny starts to wonder what it might be like to have a dog of his own. But it's not until Brownie comes to his rescue that Benny realizes a dog can make a very good friend. Full of winning characters (and delicious treats!), this book celebrates a very special friendship.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:18:53 -0400)

Benny the baker sees no need for a dog in his life, but while his most faithful customer and the children who visit his bakery for "Free cookie day" soon realize he has been adopted by a stray, it takes a heroic deed to convince Benny that the dog belongs with him.… (more)

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