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A subtly advanced read - works on several levels,
This review is from: Love That Dog (Paperback)
Together with 'HateThat Cat' Sharon Creech has written a pair of children's books here that defy easy classification. Part poetry, part study guide and part emotional journey the stories are written in the style of a classroom journal - which is also a conversation between a boy and his teacher. This approach is highly effective and disarmingly brief - it's not easy to convey so much depth with so few words.
Ultimately I think that it's worth taking a chance here. These stories can be comfortably read in an evening but I suspect that they'll also benefit from repeat attention.