Mr. Davies and the Baby
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Mr. Davies and the Baby

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Longing to accompany the mother and baby who go out for a stroll every day, Mr. Davies, a little dog, squeezes under the fence one day and joins them, with first sad and then hilarious results.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 2nd 1997 by Candlewick (first published April 6th 1996)
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Mr. Davies, a dog, loves to be outside and run around all day. He lives in a dog house in the front yard. Every day a neighbor and her baby come by, and every day Mr. Davies gets out of the yard and follows them. He has lots of fun walking with the mother and baby, but he always gets distracted by a duck, a cat or something else. Finally, Mr. Davies gets tied to his dog house so that he cannot get out of the yard. He drags the dog house with him! The mother buys a leash for Mr. Davies so that he...more
Poor doggy, his owner doesn't seem to spend any time with him. No wonder he behaves so poorly.
Louise (A Strong Belief in Wicker)
Mr Davies is an absolutely fantastic name for a dog, I just feel sad that I don't have a spare boy dog in need of a name. Mr Davies is an enthusiastic dog who lives next door to the baby. Every day the baby's mother takes him for a walk. And every day Mr Davies wants to go with them. Of course Mr Davies is a naughty dog and he keeps getting in all sorts of trouble. Cute.
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