By Sangmi Ko
This candy and hilarious pup adoption story includes a pooch wearing—wait for it—bright yellow shoes.
whilst Mini unearths a small moppet of a puppy, with fluffy ears, no collar, and donning yellow booties, she understandably desires to take it domestic. regardless of Mom's insistence that the puppy most likely already has a family members, Mini will get hooked up and is extraordinarily happy with her new buddy, who can sing, sit down, and provides both paws. but if the doggy runs off at some point on the park, Mini involves know how another person available in the market may be lacking the little man too.
This tale, via a debut author/illustrator, completely captures the indisputable bond among puppy and owner.
"A fascinating story of compassion and empathy, with a resonant message approximately getting your new ally on the animal shelter." —Patrick McDonnell, writer of MUTTS
"Immensely funny.... Comedic pacing and concurrently scrupulous and foolish art will go away readers howling." —Kirkus Reviews, Starred
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