cover image Unlovable


Dan Yaccarino. Henry Holt & Company, $7.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-8050-7532-8

Alfred the pug is adorable, yet no people provide him with affection; instead, he suffers many taunts, until he meets Rex, his mirror image. In PW's words, ""This amiable tale of self-confidence challenges its cruel title, and word-slinging bullies, at every turn."" Ages 3-6. (May)