Pooch on the Loose by Steven Kroll
A Christmas Adventure

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Bart loves his owner Max, but it’s Christmas time in the city, and Bart longs for some adventure. So when Max is busy bringing in his Christmas tree, Bart gets his chance and becomes a pooch on the loose! From a dance with the famed Rockettes to skating in Central Park, Bart experiences the dazzling New York sights and learns along the way that at home with Max is where Bart truly belongs.
 

About Steven Kroll

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Steven Kroll was born in 1941. After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in American history and literature in 1962, he worked as an editor of books for adults in London, England, and New York City. In the early 1970s, a children's book editor urged him to try his hand at writing for children, and he reluctantly began what would become his career. His first picture book, Is Milton Missing?, was published in 1975. During his lifetime, he wrote more than ninety picture books, chapter books, and young adult novels including The Biggest Pumpkin Ever, Jungle Bullies, That Makes Me Mad, Sweet America, Pooch on the Loose, and When I Dream of Heaven. He died due to complications from surgery on March 8, 2011 at the age of 69. Author and illustrator Michael Garland was born in Manhattan in 1952. He studied art at Pratt Institute and soon after graduating, he sold his first illustration to True Confessions magazine. He has written or illustrated over 40 books.
 
Published November 6, 2012 by Two Lions. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Bart is a little terrier who lives in a huge apartment building in New York City with his owner, Max.

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In Kroll's (The Biggest Pumpkin Ever ) contrived story of Bart, a New York City pup who wants to "do the town, see the sights, especially at Christmas."

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