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Charlie the Ranch Dog

Charlie the Ranch Dog

Series: Charlie the Ranch Dog (Book #1)
by Ree Drummond Illustrated by Diane deGroat

Meet a Laid-Back Old-Timer with the Heart of a Hero!

With warm and completely adorable pictures that add a surprising touch of humor, this charming story features a lovable basset who takes readers on a tour of his home.

Charlie lives on a ranch with Suzie, an energetic Jack Russell terrier. Charlie is convinced he does a lot of work around the place — fixing fences, rounding up cattle, working in the garden — but the illustrations suggest that what Charlie really loves is eating bacon and lounging around. It's Suzie who does most of the work, until the cows get into the garden and this old dog shows everyone he just might be as important as he thinks he is. The delightful pictures include a hidden chipmunk in every scene.

Famed for her blog, The Pioneer Woman, author Ree Drummond brings understated humor to her first picture book and concludes the story with a special recipe.

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Ree Drummond Ree Drummond is a writer, photographer, ranch wife and mother of four. She is now host of Food Network's hit show The Pioneer Woman.
Diane deGroat Diane deGroat is the illustrator of more than 120 books. She has written and illustrated the bestselling holiday series about Gilbert, everyone's favorite opossum.

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