It's Hard To Be Good (ellie The Wienerdog Series): Life's Little Lessons By Ellie The Wienerdog - Lesson #1 by K.j. HalesIt's Hard To Be Good (ellie The Wienerdog Series): Life's Little Lessons By Ellie The Wienerdog - Lesson #1 by K.j. Hales

It's Hard To Be Good (ellie The Wienerdog Series): Life's Little Lessons By Ellie The Wienerdog…

byK.j. Hales

Hardcover | November 1, 2016

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Ellie tries, really tries, to be good as she faces temptation over and over again. But how can a wiener dog resist? There are sandwiches and trash baskets and freshly baked ham sending heavenly smells straight to her wriggly nose. Ellie so wants to please because she loves to hear “What a good dog!” but she is also taunted by naughtiness because she thinks with her nose. She smells and sniffs and it’s hard for her to be good when she gets a whiff! Children, and adults alike, will find Ellie’s tale hilariously relatable. What will she do when put to the ultimate test? Ellie’s irresistible charm radiates from every colorful, energetic page as she struggles in her desire to do the right thing. Her expressions tell the story, making Ellie the Wienerdog a pup readers will come to know and love. With playful text and equally boisterous art, this book invites readers to join in the fun over and over again.

Kim Hales is the founder of Open Door Press, Inc. and the author of the children’s book series Life’s Little Lessons by Ellie the Wiener Dog. After a career in the corporate business world, she was inspired to return to her passion for story and art, by of all things – her wiener dog. Shortly after Ellie came into her life, Kim picked ...
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Title:It's Hard To Be Good (ellie The Wienerdog Series): Life's Little Lessons By Ellie The Wienerdog…Format:HardcoverDimensions:36 pages, 9.25 × 9.25 × 0.98 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Open Door Press, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194226402X

ISBN - 13:9781942264026

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lead me not into temptation We all face temptations in our lives and Ellie, an adorable little dachshund, sometimes can't resist and gives in to them. However she does not like the consequences when she's caught and reprimanded, so she struggles daily to be a good, obedient little hounddog. Her sensitive wriggly nose gets her into all kind of trouble and can lead her straight into those temptations. She so wants to be a good girl and please her humans and to hear... "What a good dog"! O my, what a battle rages on around her. One day she is confronted by the finest juicy sandwich and put to the ultimate test. Should she or shouldn't she? All her instincts kick in for her to go for it and that sandwich sure does looks inviting. Will she succumb to her taste bud's greediness or will she choose abstinence and the reward of the kind words of what a wonderful girl she is to resist. Those words of praise will make her heart grin and her floppy ears curl. Can she do it? Will she? Ellie is such a loveable character that you can't help but cheer her on to do the right thing. She has irresistible charm and is full of puppy energy and heart-felt expressions. The illustrations are absolutely wonderful and the deep vibrant colours chosen by the illustrator catch and hold your attention. The book emphasizes the importance of making good and right decisions and the rewards they can bring when you do. Both adults and kids will thoroughly enjoy the message presented through the eyes of a spunky, life-loving dachshund named Ellie who will bring the reader back again and again to enjoy her antics. I highly recommend this book.
Date published: 2017-03-07