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  • Short-listed, Chocolate Lily Book Award (BC Children's Choice), 2006
  • Short-listed, OLA Blue Spruce Award, 2005
  • Short-listed, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award, 2005
  • Short-listed, Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice), 2005
  • Short-listed, Governor General's Award for Children's Literature - Illustration, 2004
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 2005

A Very Unusual Dog Canadian Title

By Dorothy Joan Harris   Illustrated by Kim Lafave   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439937184 Paperback
32 Pages | 10.03" x 8.01" | Ages 4 to 8

Jonathan has a very unusual dog. It likes to go to the park, watch TV, and eat toast crumbs. And it's invisible. His big sister Elizabeth says Dog isn't real, but Jonathan and Grandma know better...

A story about imagination and sharing, perfectly illustrated by award-winner Kim LaFave.