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by Shirley Hughes

A youngster is upset by the loss of his favorite stuffed dog.
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ISBN: 0688079814
ISBN13: 978-0688079819
Category: Children
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction
Author: Shirley Hughes
Language: English
Publisher: Lothrop Lee & Shepard; 1st edition (September 1, 1988)
ePUB size: 1899 kb
FB2 size: 1524 kb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 472
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This is absolutely my favorite children's book. I never forgot when the librarian in 2nd grade read it to us, and afterwards in my heart my favorite book was "David and Dog." Now that I'm a mom, obtaining this book has been top priority, so when Amazon offered it I was thrilled! I wondered what the difference between the original UK version and the US version would be, but since it was the original text I thought that was cool enough to go ahead and purchase it. Though I *love* reading this version to my kids, and they ask for it specifically, I do wish : 1. That I had the US version. There are several places where I just have to replace the word; it gets cumbersome reading the unfamiliar terminology. (eg, "pushchair" for "stroller" is ok, but I have to put in "flashlight" for "torch"). 2. This would be offered in hardcover. With the use it is getting, softcover is easier to wrinkle and easier to just lose on the bookshelf. GET THIS BOOK; but please offer David and Dog too!!
Not only is the story a good one, but Shirley Hughes' wonderful drawings are the star. My preschool granddaughters picked up on the wonderfu thing she does in her heavily people-populated pages - she places important characters in the background so that you can trace their movements to the climax of the story. You might not realize it the first time through - I didn't - but my five year old granddaughter did. "She's on another page," and so she was. there's a whole bunch to look at and though the book is a classic, it looks really fresh.
This sweet story of a brother who loses his favorite toy and the older sister who redeems it for him by giving up a brand new, shiny, bigger and better toy, with no prompting from an adult, but just because she loves her brother, should be a must-read for every multi-child family. We love this warm, gentle story. It's one of the books I will make sure each of my children has available to read to my grandchildren.
Lovely illustrations, but it's the story that truly makes the book outstanding. Ms. Hughes takes a common misfortune - a child losing a cherished toy - and turns it into an exceptional story of family love. I found this book at a library years ago and read it to my children. I couldn't forget this wonderful little book and sought out a copy to own. Highly recommended!
This book has an engaging story, and charming illustrations. And the way that the sister shows love for her brother rings true - children really act like this, when they're at their best. Any child who has a favorite stuffed toy will get caught up in the story, in the suspense, and in the happy ending. Shirley Hughes is a British author, and an observant reader can see that the setting doesn't look like America. This book,as well as other Shirley Hughes books, could be used for multi-cultural education, though the differences that can be found between Britain and America are subtle.
I love books that "teach" as well as entertain. The old fashion feel of the drawings are perfect as well as the classic tale of helping a younger sibling whose heart is broken when he loses his favorite stuffed toy, Dogger. A gentle story about what it means to be part of a loving family.
Zeks Horde
How did I miss this darling book, when raising my children. It's even too late for the grands. However, I can share it with my preschoolers. What a wonderful example of kindness and compassion without being sickly sweet or obvious.
Dogger is a sweet tale about a little boys's love and attachment to a beloved stuffed dog. He loses Dogger then finds him in an unusual setting. It looks like he'll lose Dogger again but his big sister saves the day. It truly is a lovely story about a young boys's affection towards a stuffed animal and his sister who sacrifices something of her own to help her brother. My children loved this story when they were young. It's the perfect gift for 4-6 year olds.