Best Day Ever!

by Marilyn Singer (Author) Leah Nixon (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade
A sweet dog-loves-kid/kid-loves-dog story, in which the kid uses a wheelchair, from an award-winning children's poet and talented debut illustrator. This playful puppy thinks she's having the best day ever! She's so happy to be out with her friend, she doesn't even realize that she's being a little naughty. But then he scolds her, and suddenly--Worst. Day. Ever. Will puppy be able to make amends and turn their day back around? Join an exuberant, boundary-pushing pup and her exasperated boy in this reassuring story about unconditional love and the challenges of trying to always be on your best behavior.

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Starred Review
An exuberant dog’s-eye view of friendship and forgiveness. 
Marilyn Singer
Marilyn Singer is an award-winning author of more than 100 children's books in a wide variety of genres. She was the 2015 winner of the NCTE Excellence in Poetry for Children Award. She, her husband, and their standard poodle divide their time between Brooklyn, New York, and Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Award-winning illustrator Sonia Sánchez paints with both traditional and digital brushes using layers of texture in her work to evoke emotion and movement. Her illustrator debut, Here I Am, was a Kirkus Best Book of the Year. Sonia's art has twice been selected for the prestigious Society of Illustrators Original Art Show. She lives with her husband, son, and a sleepyhead cat in a blue house near the Mediterranean Sea.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781328987839
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publication date
June 20, 2021
Series
-
BISAC categories
JUV039060 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Friendship
JUV019000 - Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
JUV039050 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Emotions & Feelings
JUV002190 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Pets
JUV002070 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Dogs
JUV013000 - Juvenile Fiction | Family | General
JUV039150 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Special Needs
Library of Congress categories
Human-animal relationships
Dogs
Picture books
Stories in rhyme
Children with disabilities
People with disabilities

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