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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66  ·  rating details  ·  41 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Ed is the Hubbles’ friendly mutt. Princess is Mr. Pitt’s perfect poodle. Both are show dogs. Well, not really, but don’t tell the Hubbles that! Ed can do everything that Princess can do. Roll over, sit up and beg, jump through hoops. Well, almost. At least Ed tries! Soon the big day arrives. Who will go home with the big prize? Shhhh, it’s a surprise....

Meghan McCarthy’s

Hardcover, 40 pages
Published January 19th 2004 by Viking Juvenile
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Jul 10, 2013 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
Shelves: 2013, childrens, humor, pets
This is a humorous tale about a dog show. There are show dogs and there are, well, just dogs. Ed is no show dog. Princess is. Not much else to the story, but the ending is quite funny. The narrative is short and fun to read aloud. The illustrations are colorful and cartoonish and our girls just loved Ed. We enjoyed reading this book together.
Oct 08, 2007 Jill rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: K-3
Shelves: fiction
The town hosts a dog show and the Hubble family enteres their beloved dog Ed. He may not be the perfect show dog, but the Hubbles think he is.

Great way to show children how we are all different and our different abilities are cherished.

Dogs, abilities, family, love
Kids' books don't normally make me laugh out loud like this one did! I've known a lot of dogs like this Ed.
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Children's book author of many wonderful fiction and nonfiction books for young readers, including the below following. Meghan's books have won the IRA-CBC Children's Choice, ALA Notable, Kirkus Reviews Reviewer's Choice, Booklist Best Books, NYPL 100 Best Books, SLJ Best Books, and so on. Blah blah blah, what Meghan really wants to do is drive really fast and jump in really long grass until she g ...more
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