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Birdie for Now
by Jean Little
One minute she was not there and the next she had dashed in among them, her dangling leash sailing through the air after her. Her silky coat rippled in the breeze and she had incredible ears, black and tall, shaped like butterfly wings. Her feathery tail
ebook, 128 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Orca Book Publishers
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Mar 10, 2013 Courtney rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Dickon has wanted a dog forever, but his mother is terrified of them. When Dickon's parents get a divorce, he moves with his mother to a new house - right next door to a dog shelter! Soon after, he meets a little dog named Birdie, whose old owner was abusive. Will Dickon ever convince his mother to let him keep Birdie?
Jean Little is a Canadian author, born in Taiwan. Her work has mainly consisted of children's literature, but she has also written two autobiographies: Little by Little and Stars Come Out Within. Little has been partially blind since birth as a result of scars on her cornea and is frequently accompanied by a guide dog.More about Jean Little...