A Canine Cure: Dr. White

Wednesday, February 25, 2009.

Dr. WhiteAuthor: Jane Goodall (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Julie Litty (on JOMB)
Published: 1999 North-South Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0735818681

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Gentle, realistic illustrations and intriguing text tell the true tale of an adorable stray dog that restored health to critically ill children in a London hospital and hope to those who cared for them.

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2 Comments »

Comment by Marjorie

February 26, 2009 @ 6:10 am

My boys loved this book too… but I don’t think I’ll show them this post as it will be another string in their bow for trying to get a dog :-) Phaedra is gorgeous though!

Comment by Just One More Book!!

February 26, 2009 @ 7:12 am

Good idea, Marjorie. And thanks!

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