Where Is the Poky Little Puppy? (The Poky Little Puppy)

by Janette Sebring Lowery (Author) Gustaf Tenggren (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Back in print after many years, here is the only Poky Little Puppy sequel created by Poky's original creators!

From the Little Golden Book archive comes a sequel to The Poky Little Puppy, by the author and illustrator who created the original story--the bestselling picture book of all time! In this adventure, Poky is thrilled to discover a wonderful old rubber boot--but what will he do when it goes missing?

Fans of Poky--young and old--will love reading this charming rediscovered classic featuring everyone's favorite rascally little puppy.

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Janette Sebring Lowery
JANETTE SEBRING LOWREY (1892-1986), a Texan, wrote mostly teen fiction during the 1940s and 1950s. Her young adult novel Margaret was adapted into a TV serial, Walt Disney Presents: Annette, which aired on The Mickey Mouse Club in 1958, starring Annette Funicello. But Lowrey is best known as the author of The Poky Little Puppy, which was one of the original twelve Little Golden Books that launched in 1942. It went on to become an icon, and the bestselling picture book of all time.

GUSTAF TENGGREN (1896-1970) was a well-known illustrator in his native Sweden before immigrating to the United States in 1920. He illustrated many Golden Books, beginning with The Poky Little Puppy. One of the original twelve Little Golden Books published in 1942, The Poky Little Puppy went on to become the bestselling picture book of all time. Other iconic Little Golden Books illustrated by Tenggren include The Saggy Baggy Elephant, The Shy Little Kitten, and Tawny Scrawny Lion. In the late 1930s, Tenggren worked for the Disney Studio, providing concept artwork (created to inspire and guide animators) for various characters and scenes in Bambi, The Old Mill, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, and Fantasia.
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Guided Reading Level
Golden Books
Publication date
January 06, 2015
The Poky Little Puppy
BISAC categories
JUV002070 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Dogs
JUV013000 - Juvenile Fiction | Family | General
Library of Congress categories
Lost and found possessions
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