Zip's First Dog Show by C.H. HarrisonZip's First Dog Show by C.H. Harrison

Zip's First Dog Show

byC.H. HarrisonIllustratorCathy Kosterman, Ilchuk Nadya

Hardcover | February 9, 2019

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Zip, a Pomeranian puppy, has fun, meets new friends, and learns a valuable lesson at his first dog show. He learns everyone has embarrassing moments and makes mistakes. It is important to stay positive and keep trying, no matter what!  *20% of proceeds being donated to canine charities.

Lexile measure: 590L

The Pom Tales copyright© Series are light, educational, age appropriate stories about the adventures of Pomeranians. They are not only entertaining, but they are designed to teach necessary life lessons and hold the attention of young readers.

Details About the Series:

  • Designed for ages 4-9; perfect size for small hands – 8.5″ x 8.5″
  • Life Lesson – each story has its own life lesson for positive social development, respect for one another, animals, and community
  • Organized, simplistic, high-contrast color (i.e. white background, black, large font size lettering) is used for better readability
  • Words to Know – provided at the beginning of each story (for better understanding of meaning); Essential Questions – provided at the beginning of each story to help children with critical thinking; Comprehension Questions – provided at the end of each story for recall and comprehension
  • Author and illustrators have advanced degrees and are all educators

The beautiful illustrations are hand-drawn/painted, the traditional way. The illustrations  have a story to tell all their own…beyond the written story. Look for the additional picture story at the end of each book.

C.H. Harrison is a doctoral candidate in the Educational Leadership and Management Program at St. Thomas University and she currently teaches in the College of Education, at her local university. She earned a M.S. in Communication degree from Northwestern University and a B.S. in Business Administration degree from the University of Ma...
Title:Zip's First Dog ShowFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:50 pages, 8.5 × 8.5 × 0.25 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 8.5 × 0.25 inPublished:February 9, 2019Publisher:C2 BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1950028011

ISBN - 13:9781950028016

Appropriate for ages: 4


Table of Contents

Large print font and high contrast color for better readability. Reading Certificate, Reading Guide, handouts, and educational activities are available at

Editorial Reviews

"A picture book that is very highly recommended over most other 'dog stories'. It holds exceptional drawings and realistic connections to real-world experiences and life lessons as it follows Zip's new experiences and his award-winning attitude. Zip's First Dog Show excels in colorful Pomeranian dog it blends an entertaining leisure read with messages for young critical thinkers." D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review"I bought this book for my granddaughter who is 7. She loves it. I also bought the Pom plush’s that brings the story to life." Barwig, Customer"This is a great book! The story was inspiring and teaches kids about staying positive. My girls have been playing dog show..there is a certificate for reading the book that is even signed with a paw print from Zip. It is hanging on the kids' wall. I highly recommend this book to parents who want children to learn as they read." MSmith, Toppsta