5/14/07

Book Review - A Dogs Life






A dog’s life, published in 2005, is the heartwarming story of an older dog-named Squirrel. The story is told from Squirrels point of view, about her experiences after losing track of her family. Squirrel is a stray, and must make her way through a world filled with cruelty, danger, and loss. She is alone until she meets two friends who end up determining her destiny. The author of A Dogs Life is Ann Martin, a seasoned children’s writer, with a forthcoming intelligence, found in all the great children’s writers.

The author of The Baby Sitters Club, books, Ann Martin grew up in Princeton New Jersey, and is the daughter of a cartoonist father. A former teacher and children’s book editor, Ann is now a full time writer in upstate New York, living with a dog and two cats. Like many children’s book writers, she draws many of her characters from her own childhood experiences. She has always enjoyed writing and wrote the first Baby Sitters club in 1986, followed by a series of Baby Sitter titles. The Baby Sitters Club titles are a popular series adored by many teens and are still bestsellers today.

Parents and children can see Ann Martin in interviews, and on different children’s web sites.

A Dogs life is a great summer read, for children between the ages of 9 and 12, and could be one of your child’s favorite summer books.

1 comment:

Buddy said...

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