Good Dog Carl and the Baby Elephant
Overview - Beloved children's icon Good Dog, Carl has his paws full with a mischievous baby elephant who likes backyard wading pools, playgrounds and fruit stands Since Good Dog, Carl was published 30 years ago the series has sold well over a million books. Read more...
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Beloved children's icon Good Dog, Carl has his paws full with a mischievous baby elephant who likes backyard wading pools, playgrounds and fruit stands Since Good Dog, Carl was published 30 years ago the series has sold well over a million books. The appeal of the series lies in the nearly wordless narrative, the lovable and somewhat mischievous Rottweiler and the little girl he takes on secret adventures. These are all present in this wonderful addition to the series. Day s painterly skills are superb and her loving portrayal of the gentle dog and his trusting companion are as winning as ever, and this time an enterprising baby elephant joins the pair. This time Carl and Madeleine visit a children s zoo where the enjoy visiting various baby animals. When they leave for an ice cream cone and a walk around the neighborhood, the little elephant follows them and shares their adventures."
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Readers familiar with the escapades of Carl the Rottweiler and his independent-minded human friend Madeleine will have a good idea of what to expect from this book: lots of mischief, with Madeleine’s mother none the wiser. After letting themselves out of the zoo, Madeleine and Carl are joined by a baby elephant, and together they get ice cream cones, take a dip in a local kiddie pool, and visit a playground before bringing the elephant home. Scenes of Madeleine pulling the elephant by the tail and ear might raise eyebrows and lead to conversations about treating animals with respect, but for the most part, Carl and Madeleine’s fans will find plenty to enjoy in this outing. Ages 3–6. (Sept.)