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Review: Lola Goes to the Doctor

September 27, 2014

Lola Goes to the Doctor

Lola is back and it’s time for her to go to the doctor for a check-up.  She admits she’s scared but reminds herself that she’s a big dog.  Her doctor is kind and gentle and the procedures don’t hurt until it’s time for her shot.  Lola admits it stings a little bit and reminds herself she can handle it.

I adored Lola Goes to the Doctor by Marcia Goldman and think it’s the perfect book for any youngster who’s anxious about visiting the doctor.  Lola’s story is told with honesty and humor.  She admits she’s nervous and admits the shot hurts.  She’s also curious about the other animals in the waiting room and  wonders how the snake and the goldfish get their shots.

Lola on the scales

Both parents and kids will love the adorable photos in this picture book.  They do a wonderful job of capturing Lola’s emotions and are sure to keep youngsters engaged in her story.  I wish Lola Goes to the Doctor had been around when Vance was small!

kid konnection newI will link this up to Booking Mama’s Saturday feature, Kid Konnection. If you’d like to participate in Kid Konnection and share a post about anything related to children’s books (picture, middle grade, or young adult) from the past week, leave a comment as well as a link on her site tomorrow.

Review copy provided by Creston Books. I am an Indiebound Affiliate.
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16 Comments leave one →
  1. September 27, 2014 8:56 am

    This is adorable!

  2. September 27, 2014 9:36 am

    That does look adorable!

  3. September 27, 2014 12:20 pm

    So cute!! Though I know that Elle would want to have a Lola at home with her…

  4. September 27, 2014 1:04 pm

    So cute. Too early to star buying books for future grand babies?? Probably.

  5. September 27, 2014 2:17 pm

    This looks so cute, Kathy!

  6. Patty permalink
    September 27, 2014 4:30 pm

    Love Lola!

  7. September 27, 2014 8:54 pm

    Oh my, this looks adorable.

  8. September 28, 2014 4:40 pm

    I should get this for my granddaughters!

  9. September 28, 2014 5:35 pm

    What a cute book! I think it would be a good one for my grandson!

  10. September 28, 2014 6:13 pm

    OMG how adorable is Lola! This sounds like such a sweet read.

  11. September 29, 2014 9:18 am

    Lola is soo cute and this book is such a good idea to teach little ones about going to the doctor!

  12. September 29, 2014 10:24 am

    Sweet concept. Of course, my daughter would cry if she knew Lola had to go to the doctor. LOL. She is such a softie when it comes to animals.

  13. bookingmama permalink
    October 1, 2014 8:38 am

    How stinkin’ cute is that little Lola? Sounds like another winner!

  14. October 1, 2014 6:46 pm

    We love Lola here!

  15. October 2, 2014 10:24 am

    Sounds like a wonderful book. Thanks for sharing your review.

  16. Jeane permalink
    October 2, 2014 2:54 pm

    This looks so cute. I want to share it with my three-year-old right now. She’s be delighted to see that puppies visit the doctor and get nervous about shots too!

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