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Carl Goes Shopping by Alexandra Day
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Carl Goes Shopping (1989)

by Alexandra Day

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Cute story of the adventures Carl, the dog and babysitter, takes the baby on while the baby's mother thinks he is minding the child in her carriage. The background for the detailed pictures was too dark. ( )
  raizel | May 15, 2017 |
When Madeline and Carl (Madeline's Rottweiler caretaker) visit a daycare, teacher Mrs. Manning gets locked out of the building. As Mrs. Manning devises various methods to unlock the door, Carl keeps the young children on schedule with their daily activities. Very little dialogue and vivid pictures make this book a delightful experience for preschoolers. ( )
  shsunon | Dec 7, 2016 |
When mother goes shopping in a large department store, Carl, a Rottweiler, is left to mind the baby. The two embark on several adventures, including letting the animals from their cages in the pet department. Imaginative and clever picture book for preschoolers!! ( )
  shsunon | Nov 10, 2016 |
Meh. Too much like the first book, except in this case the troublemakers leave the department store staff to clean up the messes they make instead of doing so themselves. I did like the bit about the pet shop... ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
A beautifully illustrated book about Carl, a rottweiler, who is told to mind the baby while his mother goes out shopping. Both the baby and Carl decide to go on an adventure instead. ( )
  Ermina | Feb 25, 2016 |
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I have to go upstairs to get Aunt Martha's curtains.
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Take good care of the baby, Carl.
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In Carl goes Shopping, the mother briefly leaves Carl the rottweiler to attend to her baby. The mother believes that Carl is a faithful and obedient dog. She is completely unaware that as soon as she leaves, Carl and the baby take the elevator and explore a department store. They visit a market, try on clothes, lie on rugs, play around with electronics, and unlock the cages of several animals at the pet store. The dynamic duo create a havoc as they get into all kinds of mischief. An enjoyable and humorous story for young children.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0374311102, Hardcover)

When Carl is told to mind the baby at a department store, the faithful Rottweiler and his little friend do some mischievous exploring.

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While his mistress shops, Carl, a large dog, and the baby in his care explore the department store quite thoroughly and have a wonderful time.

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