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Good dog, McTavish

Author: Meg Rosoff; Grace Easton
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2019. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"When Ma Peachey resigned from being a mother to take up yoga instead, the rest of the family took up being in crisis: no one cooked dinner, no one picked up the dirty laundry, and the children were always late for school. Ma might be off finding inner peace, but Pa Peachey, Ava, and Ollie are falling apart! Only almost-nine-year-old Betty is wise enough to know that the family needs to be rescued. Enter McTavish -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dogs
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Rosoff; Grace Easton
ISBN: 9781536200584 1536200581
OCLC Number: 1091360351
Notes: "First published by Barrington Stoke, Ltd. (Great Britain) 2017."
Description: 104 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Meg Rosoff ; illustrated by Grace Easton.

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"When Ma Peachey resigned from being a mother to take up yoga instead, the rest of the family took up being in crisis: no one cooked dinner, no one picked up the dirty laundry, and the children were always late for school. Ma might be off finding inner peace, but Pa Peachey, Ava, and Ollie are falling apart! Only almost-nine-year-old Betty is wise enough to know that the family needs to be rescued. Enter McTavish - a rescue dog on a mission to rescue his brand-new family. A very good plan is needed to get the Peacheys back on track. But if anyone can do it, McTavish can. After all - McTavish is a very good dog"--Jacket flap.

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A simple read with sophisticated elements

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2019-04-04) Very Good Permalink

Written at the level of a beginning chapter book, this charmer will appeal to young and old readers alike.  It is full of sly humor as it tells the story of a dog who adopts a dysfunctional family and sets them to right.  The characters (all except the father anyway) are good-hearted and...
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