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Review: Pinkerton, Behave

October 17, 2014

Pinkerton, Behave

A family gets a new puppy and has trouble teaching him to behave.  They decide to take him to obedience school and he still doesn’t get it.  The obedience trainer can’t control him either and kicks him out.

Later that night when a burglar enters the family’s home, Pinkerton and his overenthusiastic behavior saves the day.

Pinkerton, Behave by Steven Kellogg is an adorable story to share with youngsters.  Pinkerton is a sweet dog and his family loves him but he frustrates them at times because he doesn’t obey their commands.  His behavior proves to be just what they need when someone breaks in, proving that sometimes it’s good to be different.

The illustrations in this book are wonderful and Pinkerton’s silly behavior is sure to cause youngsters to giggle.  With it’s straightforward storyline and adorable pictures, Pinkerton, Behave is sure to be a hit with young animal lovers.

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. Beth Hoffman permalink
    October 17, 2014 8:31 am

    This sounds like such a cute (and important) story! And I love the cover, too.

  2. October 17, 2014 10:52 am

    Awww, so cute!! I’ll add this to our baby book queue — we’re stocking up now!

  3. Patty permalink
    October 17, 2014 12:29 pm

    OMG…I loved Pinkerton when I was teaching…so did the kids!

  4. October 17, 2014 1:38 pm

    What a cute looking dog!

  5. October 17, 2014 4:33 pm

    What a cute book, and that dog is adorable!!

  6. October 17, 2014 5:55 pm

    The Pinkerton books are lots of fun. I remember them well from when I was a kid!

  7. October 17, 2014 8:16 pm

    What a cute book! I’m glad you enjoyed this. Terrific review!

  8. October 19, 2014 12:13 am

    We’ve read some other Stephen Kellogg books (The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash) — we’ll have to look out for this one! So cute.

  9. October 19, 2014 2:45 pm

    This might be a good choice for my storytime. I’ll have to check it out. I love stories that share a life lesson!

  10. October 19, 2014 10:40 pm

    Cute looking read!

  11. October 20, 2014 3:13 pm

    This sounds like such a good book! I will have to look for it in my library.

  12. October 21, 2014 7:00 am

    This one sounds so darn cute!

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