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A Tall Tale about a Short Long Dog by Kizzie Elizabeth Jones is a
mythical story about how Dachshunds were created. The reader is introduced to a little girl who
loves to play with her sea creature friends.
One day, the girl becomes sad because her friends are preparing to
migrate to warmer waters for the winter.
stay with her, they will create an animal that can. Each friend contributes a personal characteristic
to the creature. What magical beast do
they create? Dachshunds!
longer. I feel that it ended quite
abruptly after the girl is gifted the Dachshunds. I would have liked to see more interaction
between the girl and her newfound friends.
background information about the little girl.
Is she living alone on the beach?
What happened to her family? If
she has a family, what do they think of the Dachshunds?
I love the characters that he has created.
My favorite illustration is the blueprint of the sea creatures. The detail of the illustration blew me away.