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Children's book: "Smart Buddy" (A Gorgeous Illustrated Children's Picture Book) (Beginner Readers eBook series for age 2-6) (Children's short stories collection 1)
 
 

Children's book: "Smart Buddy" (A Gorgeous Illustrated Children's Picture Book) (Beginner Readers eBook series for age 2-6) (Children's short stories collection 1) [Kindle Edition]

S.I. A
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Children's book: "Smart Buddy" (Children's short stories collection, Beginner Readers eBook series for age 2-6)
This fun children's picture book follows the story of a cute dog, Buddy.
Buddy is a beautiful and smart dog. He loves people and especially children.
The dog is the best friend of a human. So, Buddy does not understand why not every family has a dog.
Why sometimes people are angry at their best friend - the dog. In order to understand Buddy decided to try emulating the human.
Read Buddy's story and how the idea of Buddy ends.
The book is suitable for children starting to read. They can recognize new words of many professionals.
This story may be ideal for reading to your kids at bedtime and enjoyable for the whole family and bring them back to read it over again and again.
Pick up your eBook copy today your kid will love it! He will love going back to this bedtime story.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 892 KB
  • Print Length: 36 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00EZXQWSW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #349,135 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars NOT suitable for Beginner Readers 23 Mar. 2014
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The almost complete lack of punctuation is the first thing that disappoints me with this book.

The story is about a dog who decides to become a human and then considers what he would do for employment: It would not be possible to 'become' a king, I would not want to encourage my child to consider becoming 'a robber' as a vocation to aspire to, and am unclear how one would become a devil or an angel - all options considered.

Incidentally, I do not find it desirable to see a 'smart' dog with his leg cocked up actually urinating against a tree (with the accompanying text: Makes my needs on a tree).

I feel a bit mean commenting on the grammar in this book as it is clearly written by an author who's first language is not English, but the English is not adequate for me to share this book with my 'early reader' as it does not set the appropriate example.
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Grandson of two years old and nieces of five years old enjoyed the story.They love animals
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5.0 out of 5 stars The dog is so smart he wil blow your mind! 5 Nov. 2014
By Owen
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Enjoy your reading, the pictures were hilarious! Maybe we will learn what the dog does next in the next book.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Who wrote this??? 14 Nov. 2013
By Steven - Published on Amazon.com
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This book is so badly written. I regret downloading this. How can children learn from this when it's not even proper English!!
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Dog's Life! 8 Sept. 2013
By Grady Harp - Published on Amazon.com
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S.I.A. takes a different and very entertaining stance for writing children's stories. Through a sound progression of images and ideas the author allows children to identify the significant `costumes' of various forms of jobs, places these on a sweet dog named Buddy and in doing so allows children to identify how special a dog as a friend of the family can be. By making the main character a dog the author allows a child's imagination to romp on how dogs might think situations through - and entertain at the same time.

Buddy is a smart dog who likes playing on the grass, chasing cats, and relieving himself on trees. But Buddy wonders why he can' t be more like a man - sitting on the toilet reading a newspaper while he relieves his needs, drinking water from a glass through a straw, and rest from work on the weekends - but of course first he must find a job: he visualizes himself as a doctor, a computer programmer, a famous singer, a fortune teller, a weightlifter, a hunter, a film producer, a fireman, a magician, a painter, a robber, a policeman, an accountant, a pirate, a devil, and angel, or even a King! But in the end Buddy realizes he is happiest at being a beloved pet dog - and children grow to appreciate their own pet dogs as unique and valuable just the way they are.

This is a well-illustrated book, easy to read for the early reader who benefits for visualization of words to learn, and carries with it a valuable lesson about the meaningful relationship between dogs and man and man and dogs! Grady Harp, September 13
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Just terrible! 27 Oct. 2013
By D. Lamar - Published on Amazon.com
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This book was poorly written, the grammar was awful, and the overall story made no sense what so ever! I wish I would have read it before I had both of my children listening to me try read what was in front of me!
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poorly written, poor English 26 Oct. 2013
By Amazon Customer - Published on Amazon.com
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This book was a disappointment. It is poorly written with many spelling and grammar errors. There should be a mechanism for Amazon to make sure books have been edited before they are put up for sale.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars "Every dog must have his day" - Jonathan Swift 9 Sept. 2013
By J. Chambers - Published on Amazon.com
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It's common in children's stories to use personification to attribute human qualities to animals, while letting the animals retain their innate characteristics. But Buddy is such a smart dog that it's not enough for him to be a very smart dog - he wants to live like a human. So the story shows Buddy doing human things like reading the newspaper while sitting on the toilet instead of using the nearest tree. Buddy imagines himself having a human job like a doctor, fireman, or even being a king. In the end, though, he realizes that it's enough to just be a good and beloved dog.

The story should appeal to toddlers and preschoolers with its colorful illustrations of Buddy imagining himself in various human professions. The text is simple enough for youngsters to understand with the help of their parents as the story is read to them.
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