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When Harvey heard about the dog show,
he was very excited. Fred was not.
Harvey planned for months.
Fred hoped it would never come.

This man's best friend knows what's best
for his owner

Harvey entered Fred in every class-short dogs, dogs with spots, droopy-eared dogs, and more. By the end of the show, Harvey was miserable, they didn't even come close to winning in any of
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (first published 2004)
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Alice
Aug 28, 2015 rated it it was ok
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Some people think my reviews are too critical and I am starting to think that I am not critical enough. I might have given this a 3 stars, but I didn't really like much about it so, I might be giving lower scores in the future. I think the dog owner and his desire to enter his pathetic dog in every contest is funny... but the hope that his dog might n one of them...was almost impossible. Especially when when you entered a light coated dog in the "all black coat dogs Contest" well it was okay and ...more
Lauren
Dog Show by Elizabeth Winthrop and illustrations by Mark Ulriksen is a fun story about a dog and his owner. The dog, Fred, is a Bassett Hound who has no interest in participating in Bonesport's annual dog show. But for the love of his owner, Harvey, he is willing to give it a shot. Harvey has the idea to enter them as a lion and his tamer, and they practice for weeks. The big day comes, and Fred and Harvey come out to compete in the "Dogs who look like their owners" competition. The book is humo ...more
Julie
Mar 09, 2009 rated it liked it
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This is a cute story about a dog and owner who compete in a dog show. The end is a surprise but I didn't think it was all that great. Children may find it very funny. This would work with the K-2 crowd. There are so many great dog books, this one would not be my first choice.
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5 year old says: I likes when Fred and Harvey winned.
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ELIZABETH WINTHROP ALSOP (www.elizabethwinthrop.com), is the author of over sixty works of fiction for all ages, including ISLAND JUSTICE and IN MY MOTHER'S HOUSE, both available as e-books. Her short story, The Golden Darters, was selected by Best American Short Stories by Robert Stone and was recently read on SELECTED SHORTS by the renowned actress, Ann Dowd. Under the name Elizabeth Winthrop Al
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