The Doghouse

The Doghouse

Book - 2008
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Cow, Pig, Duck, and Mouse are afraid to retrieve their ball when it goes into the dog's house, but when they do go inside they are pleasantly surprised.
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780152065331
0152065334
9780544430631
0544430638
Branch Call Number: E THO
Board books T BDBK
Characteristics: 36 unnumbered pages :,color illustrations

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Let the anticipation begin! Who is going to get the ball out of the dog house? And why aren't the animal's coming back out?
Funny, light hearted, and full of mystery!

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RockCastle Aug 08, 2009

"Oh no! The Ball went into the DogHouse. Who will get it out?"


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lululux0917
Feb 23, 2019

book choice (balls)

coloradobuck Jun 14, 2018

great ending. A twist I did not see coming. Funny, kids will love it. scary, but not so scary at the end! great story.

DPL_StaceyIK Apr 14, 2017

When the ball rolls into the doghouse, who will be brave enough to go get it? Great for reading aloud.

principeam Jun 15, 2016

Perfect for reading out loud. Do your best dramatic voice for... THE DOGHOUSE.

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

One by one the animals disappear into the doghouse to retrieve their ball but when they get inside they realise that it's not as scary as they thought. Themes - Animals, Fear

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theresa
Oct 11, 2012

Jan Thomas is great! My six year old read this book to me - it was a wonderful experience. He would finish reading a page and then laugh and laugh and laugh - especially when we got to the "Pig is stinky" part. What a positive experience with shared reading : )

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YoLinMacKay
May 26, 2011

Outstanding! My 4 year old loves this book. He wants to read it by himself (even though he has not learned to read yet.)

It's a kid's mystery book. Fun!

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Ubalstecha
Jan 27, 2010

Return to the world of Mouse, Pig, Cow and Duck with this wacky tale of what happens when their ball rolls into a dog house. Friend, after friend goes into retrieve it, but doesn't come out. While this sounds like a highly inappropriate preschool horror tale, it has a typical Jan Thomas ending and is infused with her trademark humour.

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Bells
Sep 03, 2009

Delightful! Keeps kids riveted and wanting to know what will happen to cow, pig, duck and mouse. Adults will get a laugh out of it as well.

RockCastle Aug 08, 2009

"Oh no! The Ball went into the DogHouse. Who will get it out?"

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Mbuck1195
Sep 27, 2020

Mbuck1195 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and under

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