Doggy Defenders: Willow the Therapy Dog
Juvenile: Age (years) from 4 - 8, Grade (US) from P - 3
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Dogs
Aug 13, 2019
8.25 x 8.31 x 0.36 in
National Geographic Children's Books
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Calling Paw Patrol fans and all dog lovers! Follow the real-life adventures of dogs with jobs as they help their communities and save the day.
In this endearing read-aloud picture book, readers meet helping hound Willow, and follow her as she spends an exciting day at work. Gorgeous photography brings to life the true stories of sweet Willow’s role as a therapy dog in Washington, D.C. Simple, lyrical text lets readers journey along as Willow visits patients at a hospital, helps children read at a library pajama party, and brings smiles to people who need them. Young readers will fall for this witty and daring tale of heroism, along with aww-worthy photographs. Good dog, Willow!
Story Locale: Washington, D.C.
Series Overview: Calling Paw Patrol fans and all dog lovers! Follow the real-life adventures of dogs with jobs as they help their communities and save the day. Releases with Doggy Defenders: Stella the Search Dog; Doggy Defenders: Dolley the Fire Dog; and Doggy Defenders: Tiger the Police Dog.
SERIES ABOUT DOGS WITH JOBS! The Doggy Defenders series provides an engaging nonfiction alternative to books featuring licensed characters and the insanely popular Paw Patrol.
AWESOME TRUE TALES: Each book introduces young readers to a courageous real-life canine and its career to create a classic, collectible series.
POTENTIALLY POPULAR FOR PAW PATROL FANS, and there are lots of them.
EXCLUSIVE PHOTOGRAPHY sets this book apart from other early reader titles. Each book features exclusive images of real-life dogs.
REAL-WORLD KNOWLEDGE: Relatable scenes in real-world settings help kids understand the animal therapy profession.
PAPER OVER BOARD format.
PROMOTES EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Teaches kids about compassion in various settings, applicable to everyday life.
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“A sweet, accessible peek into the life of a real-world working dog.” —Booklist