We Want a Dog (Hardcover)

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By Lo Cole
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Description


See if you can spot your own beloved pet in these funny pups! (And don't miss the surprise for cat lovers at the end.) Makes a great gift for dog owners and kids alike.

We want a dog! What kind of dog...?

This hilarious rhyming texts takes us through twenty-seven unexpected and amusing varieties of dogs that one could have, like "one that begs, one that sheds, one that rips things into shreds." And while the book is sure to delight any dog lover, the narrator's choice at the end will make readers laugh out loud! See how many of these lovable and amusing pups you can recognize from your own life.

Perfect for:

  • Gifts for anyone who has recently adopted a dog or rescue pet
  • Kids who keep asking for a dog
  • Fans of Can I Be Your Dog? and funny books for kids

*TWO STARRED REVIEWS*

"Together text and art will garner giggles for this perfect read-aloud with a surprise twist ending!"—Kirkus Reviews

"[The] rapid-fire controlled descriptions of minor canine chaos will entice audiences and novice readers alike... Youngsters will adore following along with the sharply characterized dogs and bouncy rhyme."—BCCB

Also by Lo Cole:

  • Ten on a Twig
  • Ten in a Hurry

About the Author


Lo Cole is a British illustrator and author, his imaginative artwork has featured on posters, album covers, in books, magazines and newspapers. Currently, he is a weekly contributor to The Guardian and The Economist. Lo lives and works by the banks of the River Severn in Gloucestershire, UK—a great place for fishing for ideas, pondering over rhymes and … taking the dog for a walk.

Praise For…


"Lively, rhyming text is perfectly paired with expressive, energetic artwork. The bold digital illustrations, done in a minimal palette of black, white, and red, are full of spontaneity and ingeniousness... Together text and art will garner giggles for this perfect read-aloud with a surprise twist ending!" — Kirkus Reviews, STARRED



"[The] rapid-fire controlled descriptions of minor canine chaos will entice audiences and novice readers alike... Youngsters will adore following along with the sharply characterized dogs and bouncy rhyme." — The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books



"A cute and stylish look at dog ownership." — Youth Services Book Review



"A ­visual treat with a jaunty, easy-to-read text, this should have wide appeal." — School Library Journal



Product Details
ISBN: 9781728238173
ISBN-10: 172823817X
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Publication Date: June 8th, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English