Clark’s rambunctious dog, Plum, whose exploits have been chronicled on the author’s blog as well as in a recent adult title, Plumdog, makes her picture book debut. Working in watercolor and pencil, Clark exuberantly captures Plum’s zest for life, whether it’s playing with the kids next door or causing trouble (like diving into the pond at the park) that tests his family’s patience. But unconditional love is unconditional love, and even at the height of Plum’s post-mischief worry—“Would they ever love me again?” she wonders, stuck in time-out—the answer to that question is never in doubt. Ages 3–5. (Nov.)
Reviewed on: 10/12/2015 Release date: 11/24/2015 Genre: Children's
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