PUSHKIN MEETS THE BUNDLE by Harriet Ziefert

PUSHKIN MEETS THE BUNDLE

by , illustrated by
Age Range: 3 - 7

KIRKUS REVIEW

 Pushkin, a very personable white dog in a red sweater, loves his life, living with his people, Kate and Michael, on a quiet street, sharing their lives and sleeping in their bedroom. Then one night, they don't come home on time; when they finally arrive, they bring a bundle with them--the new baby that might have been inferred from Kate's baggy sweaters. Ignored and cast out of the bedroom, Pushkin does what any red-blooded sibling would do: acts up, considers running away, gets scolded. When only Pushkin's doggy tricks amuse and quiet the baby, the dog admits that he might come to like the baby after all. This take on the new-baby situation is rendered in bright, flat gouache colors; there is a fair amount of humor in the illustrations and Saaf shows a nice command of visual pattern and repetition, full of child appeal. (Picture book. 3-7)

Pub Date: April 1st, 1998
ISBN: 0-689-81413-5
Page count: 40pp
Publisher: Atheneum
Review Posted Online:
Kirkus Reviews Issue: Feb. 1st, 1998




MORE BY HARRIET ZIEFERT

MORE BY DONALD SAAF

ChildrenSKINNY BROWN DOG by Kimberly Willis Holt
by Kimberly Willis Holt
ChildrenJUMP UP! by Dan Zanes
by Dan Zanes
ChildrenTEN LITTLE SLEEPYHEADS by Elizabeth Provost
by Elizabeth Provost