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[The Stray Dog]

The Stray Dog

Written and illustrated by Marc Simont

  • 2001 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book (Picture Book)
  • 2002 Caldecott Medal Honor Book

When a little dog appears at a family picnic, the girl and boy play with him all afternoon, and they name him Willy. At day's end they say good-bye. But the dog has won their hearts and stays on their minds.

The following Saturday the family returns to the picnic grounds to look for Willy, but they are not alone -- the dogcatcher is looking for him, too...

Caldecott Medalist Marc Simont's heartwarming tale of a stray dog who finds a home is told with appealing simplicity and grace.


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