The reissue of a classic first storybook to celebrate Helen Oxenbury's work.A child and his mother take their dog out for her daily walk. She leaps into a smelly pond, rolls in the mud and then, when she gets home, jumps on the bed while she's soaking wet. A warm and funny depiction of the mischief caused by a family's dog and a little boy's delight in walking, chasing and washing her. Helen Oxenbury's First Storybooks perfectly describe the small but memorable events of childhood. The words are a delight and are perfect for reading aloud, and the pictures warm, affectionate visions of a child's world parents and children will instantly recognize and love.
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Helen Oxenbury is among the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of her time. Her numerous books for children include Smarties Book Prize-winning Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen; as well as her classic board books for babies. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Alice in Wonderland. She lives in London, NW3.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140503927