Buster and the Baby

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Buster and the Baby
Written by Amy Hest
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763687871
ISBN-13: 9780763687878
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Buster and the Baby

author: Amy Hest
illustrator: Polly Dunbar

In the little red house, a dog ducks under the table. He waits and watches and waits some more as his heart goes thump, thump, thump. And then . . . CHAAA! Out of the shadows comes the baby, squealing and whirling and bumping his nose! Go Buster, go Buster, go! Is behind the blue chair a good place to hide? With beautifully tender artwork and an engaging repetitive text, author Amy Hest and illustrator Polly Dunbar follow two little ones in a breathless game of chase — winding up in a heart-tugging role reversal sure to sweeten readers’ dreams.

What could be more endearing than the bond between a baby and a puppy? A sweet and spirited tale from two picture-book masters.
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0763687871 /  9780763687878
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 10 5/8" x 9 1/4"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Fiction; Animals; Bedtime & Dreams; Imagination & Play;
author’s comments:
Amy Hest is the author of many beloved picture books, including Charley’s First Night and When Charley Met Grampa, both illustrated by Helen Oxenbury; Little Chick and three books about Sam and Mrs. Bear, all illustrated by Anita Jeram; and Are You Sure, Mother Bear?, illustrated by Lauren Tobia. Amy Hest lives in New York City.
illustrator’s comments:
Polly Dunbar is the author-illustrator of several books for young children, including Penguin, Hello Tilly, Pretty Pru, and Good Night, Tiptoe. She is also the illustrator of Pat-a-Cake Baby and Here’s a Little Poem, among other titles. She lives in England.
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