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.
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“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
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Published by Tundra Books Feb 07, 1994| 24 Pages| 10-1/4 x 8-1/4| 6-9 years| ISBN 9780887763267