Every kid wants one, but few are as persistent and inventive about getting one – or a substitute for one – as little May. It seems to little May that everybody has a dog except her. She tries everything, even bringing one home, with no success. Then one day she accidentally discovers that a rollerskate can act like a dog, almost, so she works at acquiring the technical skill that will change it into one, almost. She leads it, walks it – at first timidly, then boldly – ties it up outside stores, takes it all the places a dog can go. In fact, she starts quite a fad on her street of rollerskate walking.
“Very original and whimsical…the illustrations are beautiful, inspired.” –New York Times
About Dayal Kaur Khalsa
Dayal Kaur Khalsa both wrote and illustrated picture books that celebrate the joys in life: the love between grandparents and grandchildren, the togetherness of a family holiday, the ingenuity of a girl who wants a dog, the thrill of discovering… More about Dayal Kaur Khalsa
Published by Tundra Books Feb 07, 1994| 24 Pages| 10-1/4 x 8-1/4| 6-9 years| ISBN 9780887763267