The Hound From The Pound by Jessica SwaimThe Hound From The Pound by Jessica Swaim

The Hound From The Pound

byJessica SwaimIllustratorJill Mcelmurry

Picture Books | August 28, 2007

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After a hapless woman adopts a pack leader from the pound, his furry friends follow in dogged pursuit in this rhythmical romp.

Lonely Miss Mary longs for a four-legged friend. But when she makes the mistake of choosing the untrained basset hound Blue, no sooner does he howl AH-ROOoooooo! than her house has gone to the dogs! Dalmatians and dachshunds, sheepdogs and setters, poodles and pups of all spots are ruling the roost. Can Sam the canine trainer teach this menagerie some pawsitive tricks? A charmingly illustrated, rollicking text offers a doggone good time and a perfectly happy ending.
Jessica Swaim says that she divides her time pretty evenly between dogs and books. This is her first book with Candlewick Press. She lives in Parker, Colorado.Jill McElmurry has illustrated many books for children, including OUR NEST by Reeve Lindbergh and Karen Pandell’s WHERE'S STRETCH? and PEEKABOO, STRETCH! She lives on the Higglet...
Title:The Hound From The PoundFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9.37 × 10.75 × 0.37 inShipping dimensions:9.37 × 10.75 × 0.37 inPublished:August 28, 2007Publisher:Candlewick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:076362330X

ISBN - 13:9780763623302