Beloved storyteller Kate DiCamillo and cartoonist Harry Bliss introduce some delightfully doggy dogs in a warm, funny tale of a timid pup who needs a friend.
Rosie is a good dog and a faithful companion to her owner, George. She likes taking walks with George and looking at the clouds together. But the closest she comes to another dog is when she encounters her reflection in her empty dog bowl, and sometimes that makes Rosie feel lonely.
One day George decides to try taking Rosie to the dog park, but the park is full of dogs that Rosie doesn’t know, which makes her feel lonelier than ever. So when big, loud Maurice and small, yippy Fifi bound over and want to play, Rosie’s not sure how to respond. Is there a trick to making friends? And if so, can they all figure it out together?
About the Author
Kate DiCamillo is the beloved author of many books for young readers, including the Mercy Watson andDeckawoo Drive series. Her books Flora & Ulysses and The Tale of Despereaux both received Newbery Medals. A former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, she lives in Minneapolis, USA.
About the Illustrator
Harry Bliss is a cartoonist and cover artist for the New Yorker magazine. He has illustrated many picture books, including the New York Times bestselling series by Doreen Cronin: Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and Diary of a Fly. Harry Bliss lives in Vermont, USA.