Alfie Is Not Afraid by Patricia Carlin

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A boy and his brave puppy are ready to camp out in their backyard! The boy's not scared because if things go bump in the night, he knows Alfie will protect him: from space invaders, boa constrictors, and even alligators! Alfie's not afraid of anything! Right, Alfie? ....Alfie? In  her picture book debut, Patricia Carlin introduces readers to Alfie and his boy, a lovable duo who will leave everyone howling with laughter.
 

About Patricia Carlin

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Author Bio: Patricia Carlin fears clowns, great white sharks, and petting zoos. She is a writer and illustrator who lives with her daughter in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. This is her picture book debut.
 
Published July 3, 2012 by Hyperion Book CH. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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With his nameless owner narrating, a black-and-white dog named Alfie prepares for the quintessential backyard campout.

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The heroes in two new picture books shift between owning up to and denying their fright.

Jun 27 2012 | Read Full Review of Alfie Is Not Afraid

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As a boy embarks on a backyard camp-out—“Alone in the wild, like real explorers”—he extols the bravery of his white-and-black dog, Alfie, who will certainly protect the boy no matter what nature throws in their path.

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