Who Would Adopt a Dog Like That? – Priceless Penny by Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf. Illustrated by James Sell. Book Review.

I am so touched and honored by Bonnie’s review of my children’s book, Priceless Penny!

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The cover of this book catches your eye right away. It features a bright picture of a large eye dog, ears up, tongue hanging out, grin on her goofy little face. Then you notice that her left paw is deformed. When you open the book you see a beautiful illustration of a dog in a cage sleeping on her back.

It begins:

“Today is the day,” thought Penny excitedly.

It was adoption day at the shelter and she just knew that she was going to find her forever home.

From this point on, the reader is hooked. Every time a prospective owner views Penny, the response is negative. An elderly woman calls her a poor little thing. Two little girls say, “Ew. We don’t want her!” Two teenage boys call her ugly, weird, and a loser as they make fun of…

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