Picture Book Review and Giveaway! Bad Dog Flash by Ruth Paul


Bad Dog Flash by Ruth Paul

Age Range: 3 – 8 years

Genre: Picture book

Hardcover: 32 pages

Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (October 7, 2014)

Source: From publisher for review

My Rating: 5 of 5 stars

About the Book:

Read along with this playful pup as he chews, digs, and slobbers his way into trouble

Sniff shoes. Lick shoes.
Gnaw shoes. More shoes!
Uh oh…your shoes?
Bad dog, Flash!

When it comes to mischief, there are some things Flash just can’t resist. From shoes to sticks and mud to licks, Flash gets into all kinds of trouble that elicits some (tough) love from his owners. But as all dog lovers know, you can only scold your puppy for so long…and then it’s back to giving them lots of love and affection!

My Thoughts:

What a cute book!  My kids and I read this several times before bed and they loved it.  It accurately portrays the experience of owning a puppy and all the chaos that comes with it.  Flash gets into trouble time and again, but in the end, the thing that matters most is the love between a child and a dog.

The illustrations are very cute and well executed.  I really like the author/illustrator’s style and I hope to see more of her work in the future. 

The book is written in a simple, easy to read format so it works well for young children or for kids that are reading independently.  My first grader loves reading this book to her younger sister. 

Source: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.


Giveaway Time!

Win a hardcover of Bad Dog Flash!

Open to the US only

Ends Nov 5, 2014

Entrants must be 13 or older or have their parent/guardian enter for them.  Winner must respond to my email within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen.  Contest void where prohibited.  Good luck!

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  • Reply
    Laura Thomas
    October 31, 2014 at 2:13 am

    Thanks so much for the invitation from Goodreads. This sounds like a wonderful story.

  • Reply
    Kimberly Mayberry
    November 1, 2014 at 1:21 am

    Thank you for the invitation to enter through Goodreads! My Granddaughter would absolutely love this book! Please feel free to send more giveaway opportunities my way anytime! Thank you!

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