A Kid's Best Friend (It's a Kid's World)

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Vibrant, full-color photographs of kids around the world playing, cuddling, and caring for their best friends will appeal to dog lovers young and old. A foreword by Planet Dog mascot Super Gus is a great introduction to this beautiful book about the joys of living with dogs.

Also included is a brief discussion of dog breeds, handling, and care.

The It's a Kid's World series is dedicated to the fascinating, imaginative lives of children everywhere. Each compact little book is jammed with bright, kinetic photographs of kids from around the world playing, going to school, caring for their animals, and much more. These action-packed and engaging books are sure to inspire and educate young minds about the world around them while introducing them to kids just like themselves.

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Maya Ajmera is the founder of The Global Fund for Children. She is the co-author of several Global Fund for Children books, including FAITH, GLOBAL BABIES, CHILDREN OF THE U.S.A., and CHILDREN FROM AUSTRALIA TO ZIMBABWE. John D. Ivanko is an award-winning photographer and author, writer, national speaker, and conservationist.

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Gr. 1-3. At a quick glance, this seems to be a book with some pleasant pictures of kids and their dogs. But when introduced by a teacher or librarian, it can be used in many ways, including units on breeds, working dogs, and pets around the world. The brief text, in large, bold letters, invites new readers into the book. The words are more mood than information: [a dog is] "a friend for cuddling and feeding." But the attractive color photos have more of a story to tell. The children are from different countries, and the photos show some of their differences: a boy from the African country of Benin sits in the hot sand holding his dog as he leans against a grass hut; a Peruvian girl and her dog watch sheep graze. Some of the dogs are working dogs (one helps a girl in a wheelchair); some are just there for fun. The book concludes with a brief history of breeds, handling, and care. Ilene Cooper
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