Widget & the Puppy by Lyn Rossiter McFarland

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Tail-waggin' fun!

Widget the dog lives comfortably with Mrs. Diggs and the girls, her six cats. But their routine is disrupted one day by the arrival of a lost Newfoundland puppy at the door. While Mrs. Diggs tries to find its owner, Widget is put in charge of watching the puppy. This proves no easy task, as the puppy eats the girls' food, drools on their beds, and eventually chases them up a tree. The girls are not amused, but there is little Widget can do to stop this pup with pep to spare. Eventually, Widget is so tired out that he nods off, only to awaken to a dire situation -- the puppy is stuck in a hole!

Spare text and antic artwork will have children rooting for the puppy in this new story about the characters introduced in Widget.

About Lyn Rossiter McFarland

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Lyn Rossiter McFarland and Jim McFarland have collaborated on several books for children including Widget, a Booklist Editors' Choice and an IRA-CBC Children's Choice. They live in Livingston, New York.
Published August 18, 2004 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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