I Got a New Friend

by Karl Newsom Edwards
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SKU: 9780399557002

A sweet introduction to owning a pet that is perfect for readers of The Most Magnificent Thing and A Ball for Daisy. When a little girl gets a new puppy, they have a lot to learn about each other. The new friends can be shy, messy, and sometimes get into trouble. They get lost, but they always get found. Their friendship may be a lot of work–but at the end of the day, they love each other! Experience the excitement and mystery surrounding a new pet (and a new friend) in this joyful picture book from acclaimed author and illustrator Karl Newsom Edwards. A Bank Street Best Book of the Year Cheerfully ingenuous…Totally, infectiously ebullient.–Kirkus Reviews, Starred review A joyous look at the work and play that go into pet ownership and friendship.–Booklist The concise, cheery text gently explains what to expect when a newcomer joins the household, [and] the illustrations are cartoonlike and sweet. The curly-haired, brown-skinned little girl and the large-eared, spotted puppy make an adorable pair as they learn what it means to gain a new companion.–School Library Journal