But Harry has a solution. Harry puts on his "X-35 Infra-Rocket Imagination Helmet (that he made himself) and suddenly - a dog! A real, slobbering, wonderful dog is Harry's new best friend. Despite his father's surprise and the denial of a neighbor named Mathilda Hold, Harry knows that his new dog, Waffles, is quite real. They frolic and run and play and have a great time.
But then - Harry's father is fired from the pepper factory. His nose recovers. And he brings home a really real dog for his son, Harry.
How will Harry carry on with two dogs? Will the new dog, Bumber, be friends with Waffles? You'll have to read the story to find out.
DREAM DOG is a delightful story that will enchant young readers. It is absolutely perfect for reading aloud to kids or at library storytimes. The dialogue, in particular, is very fun to say aloud! David Catrow's illustrations are, as always, imaginative, colorful, and fun. DREAM DOG is highly recommended for kids, librarians, and fans of David Catrow.