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"Who wants to play?" wonders Little Puppy. Everyone is either too busy, too lazy, too mean, or too boring. Then Little Puppy spies Big Green Monster reading on a bench. "I will play with him!" he declares. Big Green Monster has no interest in playing games or being friends with Little Puppy. He escapes to the peace and quiet of his bathtub. But when Little Puppy follows him home and takes a scary tumble, Big Green Monster immediately comes to the rescue--and finds that there might just be a place for this tiny dog in his giant heart.With spare text and irresistible illustrations, Mike Wohnoutka tells the high-spirited story of an unlikely friendship that new readers, and their pals of all sizes, will love.



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Mike Wohnoutka

Mike Wohnoutka is the acclaimed illustrator of more than 20 children's books. His books include MOO!, which was an ALA Notable Book and LITTLE PUPPY AND THE BIG GREEN MONSTER, which is his first book as both author and illustrator. His other titles have won numerous awards, including the National Jewish Book Award, Society of Illustrators Original Art Show, and the Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award. A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Mike lives with his wife and two children in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visit Mike on his website: mikewohnoutka.com



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