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Reviewed by Michelle Robertson for Readers' Favorite
A little tiger-striped dog living in rural California's San Joaquin Valley had a comfortable, safe and loving home with his owner, Abuelita. The little tiger-striped dog always had full food and water dishes, a cozy bed to sleep in, and lots of love and attention. One day the familiar and comfortable life this little dog once knew changed abruptly when strangers entered his home and took Abuelita with them. The little tiger-striped dog is about to have the adventure of a lifetime. Will this little dog ever have his comfortable life again? Come find out what happened to the little tiger-striped dog.
Dropped–Off Dog (A Mostly-True "Tail") by Catherine Lagorio is an enlightening and adventurous children's pictorial book which introduces young readers to the experiences of an abandoned, homeless dog through the viewpoint of the dog himself. Most children love pets, especially dogs, but they usually only think of the happy home and playful, loving environment having a dog can bring. Children often don't realize what a dog might potentially have to go through if it suddenly loses all of those aspects of a home. The author has provided a unique, skillfully written story about a dog she now owns, one that has encountered a similar circumstance in its life.
It is important for young readers, or potential pet owners, to understand what a pet, or a dog in the case of the story, may have to go through if it is abandoned by people. The book has beautifully drawn illustrations to aid the imagination of a child as they absorb the text of the story being read to them or read by them. Dropped-Off-Dog (A Mostly-True "Tail") is sure to be a favorite book of young readers and pet owners, dog lovers alike.