I Got A New Friend

I Got A New Friend

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A sweet introduction to owning a pet that is perfect for readers of The Most Magnificent Thing and A Ball for Daisy.
 
When a little girl gets a new puppy, they have a lot to learn about each other. The new friends can be shy, messy, and sometimes get into trouble. They get lost, but they always get found. Their friendship may be a lot of work--but at the end of the day, they love each other!
 
Experience the excitement and mystery surrounding a new pet (and a new friend) in this joyful picture book from acclaimed author and illustrator Karl Newsom Edwards.


"Cheerfully ingenuous...Totally, infectiously ebullient."-- Kirkus Reviews , Starred review

"A joyous look at the work and play that go into pet ownership and friendship."-- Booklist

"The concise, cheery text gently explains what to expect when a newcomer joins the household, [and] the illustrations are cartoonlike and sweet. The curly-haired, brown-skinned little girl and the large-eared, spotted puppy make an adorable pair as they learn what it means to gain a new companion."-- School Library Journal
 
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780399557019
0399557016
9780399557002
0399557008
Branch Call Number: j P ANIMALS EDWARDS
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm

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Mariangela_S Aug 29, 2017

Toddlers and puppies have a lot in common! Endless energy, love the outdoors, messy, and the list goes on. But, we love them anyways!

LibrarianDest Jul 24, 2017

Read this with your kiddo and then ask if the "new friend" is the child or the dog! It works both ways.

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