The Boy Who Ate Dog Biscuits

Billy Getten really wants a dog. He’s so dog crazy that he eats dog biscuits! But Billy’s parents won’t give in. They say he’s too irresponsible. Then Billy meets the dog of his dreams. Can Billy convince his parents that he’s ready for a pet before the most wonderful dog in the world gets adopted by someone else?

“This short chapter book offers good role models; strong, three-generational family relationships; and a smooth message about friendship. The soft, expressive black-line drawings will help draw readers.”—Booklist
Betsy Sachs is the author of Mountain Bike Madness and The Boy Who Ate Dog Biscuits, which was inspired by her biscuit-eating cousin. She lives in Waterbury, Connecticut. View titles by Betsy Sachs

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Billy Getten really wants a dog. He’s so dog crazy that he eats dog biscuits! But Billy’s parents won’t give in. They say he’s too irresponsible. Then Billy meets the dog of his dreams. Can Billy convince his parents that he’s ready for a pet before the most wonderful dog in the world gets adopted by someone else?

“This short chapter book offers good role models; strong, three-generational family relationships; and a smooth message about friendship. The soft, expressive black-line drawings will help draw readers.”—Booklist

Author

Betsy Sachs is the author of Mountain Bike Madness and The Boy Who Ate Dog Biscuits, which was inspired by her biscuit-eating cousin. She lives in Waterbury, Connecticut. View titles by Betsy Sachs

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