The Poky Little Puppy (A Little Golden Book Classic)
Janette Sebring Lowrey
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One of the original 12 Little Golden Books, The Poky Little Puppy has sold nearly 15 million copies since 1942, making it one of the most popular children’s books of all time. Now this curious little puppy is ready to win the hearts and minds of a new generation of kids.
Copyright © 1942, renewed 1970 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Golden Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York. Originally published in 1942 by Simon and Schuster, Inc., and Artists and Writers Guild, Inc. GOLDEN BOOKS, A GOLDEN BOOK, A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK, the G colophon, and the distinctive gold spine are registered trademarks of Random House, Inc. The Poky Little Puppy is a registered trademark
puppies who dug that hole under the fence again! No strawberry shortcake for supper tonight!” And she made them go straight to bed. But the four little puppies waited till they thought she was asleep, and then they slipped out and filled up the hole, and when they turned around, there was their mother watching them. “What good little puppies!” she said. “Come have some strawberry shortcake!” And this time, when the poky little puppy got home, he had to squeeze in through a wide
all time. Janette Sebring Lowrey, who lived in Texas, wrote few picture books. In the 1940s and 1950s, she was best known for writing teen fiction for Harper & Row. Ms. Lowrey received a flat fee of seventy-five dollars for writing The Poky Little Puppy. Gustaf Tenggren immigrated to the United States from Sweden in 1920. He was a prolific Golden Books illustrator who had also painted concept artwork for the Disney Studio, creating some of the unforgettable characters and scenes from the films
hole under the fence and went for a walk in the wide, wide world. Through the meadow they went, down the road, over the bridge, across the green grass, and up the hill, two and two. And when they got to the top of the hill, they counted themselves: one, two, three, four. One little puppy wasn't there. “Now where in the world is that poky little puppy?” they wondered. For he certainly wasn't on top of the hill. He wasn't going down the other side. The only thing they could see going