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Toby

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Toby by Hazel Mitchell
Hardcover $16.99
Sep 13, 2016 | ISBN 9780763680930

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Praise

Inspired by her own dog’s adoption story, illustrator Mitchell’s (Kenya’s Art) first book as author centers on a boy who has moved into a new neighborhood with his (presumably single) father…The highlight of this getting-to-know-you tale is Mitchell’s visual channeling of her characters’ emotions, both human and canine.
—Publishers Weekly

The book’s warmth and appeal come from the artwork. Pencil drawings are tinted with a soft palate of watercolor washes and digitally added colors. And while the soft browns, blues, greens, and grays create a subdued, rather melancholy tone throughout the book, both the boy and his lovable dog are smiling by the final scene.
—Booklist

This familiar story with a family cast not often seen in picture books will warm dog-loving hearts.
—School Library Journal

Toby is a pleasing pup.
—Kirkus Reviews

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