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Little Puppy and the Big Green Monster

Little Puppy and the Big Green Monster

by Mike Wohnoutka Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka

"Who wants to play?" wonders Little Puppy. Everyone is either too busy, too lazy, too mean, or too boring. Then Little Puppy spies Big Green Monster reading on a bench. "I will play with him!" he declares. Big Green Monster has no interest in playing games or being friends with Little Puppy. He escapes to the peace and quiet of his bathtub. But when Little Puppy follows him home and takes a scary tumble, Big Green Monster immediately comes to the rescue, and finds that there just might be a place for this tiny dog in his giant heart.

Spare text and irresistible illustrations tell the high-spirited story of an unlikely friendship that young readers, and pals of all sizes, will love.

Ages
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 1
Lexile Measure
BR990L
DRA
12
Guided Reading
G
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

Mike Wohnoutka
Mike Wohnoutka

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