Spunky tells all /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 105 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780374380007; 0374380007.Subject(s): Dogs -- Juvenile fiction | Cats -- Juvenile fiction | Pets -- Juvenile fictionSummary: Called a troublemaker by his human family, a reflective dog defends himself and then relates the family's adoption of an aristocratic but incompetent cat, who gives him a life purpose and a new way of looking at his world.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>Spunky the dog would be happy to share all of his secrets, if only his human family spoke his language. But no matter how hard he tries to talk, it's all "yerf!" to them. Through a series of unfortunate miscommunications, his family decides that Spunky wants a friend--specifically, a cat. Spunky can't imagine anything worse than having to share his family, especially Huey and Julian, with the snobby Balinese Fiona. But when headstrong Fiona keeps getting into trouble and it's up to Spunky tosave her, he is astonished to find that being her protector has given his life new purpose and meaning.</p> <p>The latest addition to the beloved Huey and Julian series, which includes the popular The Stories Julian Tells (featured on an Oprah.com summer reading list).</p>
School Library Journal starred, November 2011
Kirkus Starred, September 2011
Booklist, November 2011
Horn Book, November 2011
Bulletin (Center for Children's books), November 2011
Called a troublemaker by his human family, a reflective dog defends himself and then relates the family's adoption of an aristocratic but incompetent cat, who gives him a life purpose and a new way of looking at his world.
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