Sterling, Best Dog Ever (Hardcover)

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By Aidan Cassie, Aidan Cassie (Illustrator)
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Description


Aidan Cassie's Sterling, Best Dog Ever, is a heartwarming and hilarious debut picture book for dog lovers about a dog in search of a forever family.

Sterling the dog has always wanted a home. But no home has ever wanted him. So when Sterling sees a sign on the side of the Butlery Cutlery Company advertising free "shipping to homes around the world," he is determined to become the most terrific fork ever! For what home doesn't need flatware?

Sterling is delivered on time and undamaged to the Gilbert family's front door. He is not, however, what they ordered. . . . But he may be exactly what they need. Here is a humorous, heart-tugging picture book about finding a family who wants you just as you are.

About the Author


Aidan Cassie studied animation and earned a media arts degree at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design as well as Edinburgh College of Art. Sterling, Best Dog Ever is her first picture book. She lives on a small island, surrounded by other artists, in the Salish Sea of British Columbia.

Aidan Cassie studied animation and earned a media arts degree at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design as well as Edinburgh College of Art. Sterling, Best Dog Ever is her first picture book. She lives on a small island, surrounded by other artists, in the Salish Sea of British Columbia.

Praise For…


"This darling account of family and acceptance will easily find a place in readers’ hearts." —Booklist

"This engaging tale of belonging, unconditional love, and acceptance will be a hit at storytimes and for one-on-one sharing." —School Library Journal



Product Details
ISBN: 9780374306144
ISBN-10: 0374306141
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Publication Date: July 10th, 2018
Pages: 40
Language: English

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This delightful family read aloud skillfully weaves empathy, compassion and family into a beautifully realized story – universal and timeless – I dare say a new classic, in the mold of Charlotte’s Web (without the talking animals). Ten-year old Louie is trying his best to save a mini-donkey, he named Winston, who was born prematurely and whose mother died giving birth. Louie’s track record is not so good at keeping animals in his care alive, but he has faith in Winslow and gives him everything he has – most especially his love. Louie is sure Winslow will survive, and uses his plight as connection to his older brother Gus’ absence serving in the army. Strong, fully developed characters come to life in Creech’s vividly, and deceptively short novel which will stay with you long after the satisfying last page. - Maureen