The story is nicely told and the pictures are cute and well done.
It would be a great book to give a child who cannot have a dog, as it teaches the lesson that you can make what you have into what you want.
This story is fun and playful overall, though at times it may be a bit sophisticated for younger readers.
My son has loved his book for a while but I couldn't find it so when it dawned on me to look here ad I found I was very excited! It so cute and written in such a neat way!Published on December 28, 2011 by Ccb
This book is about a boy who really wants a dog - but this is not an option since he lives in a small apartment. Read morePublished on July 18, 2009 by Chipmunk Paw
happy with a fish instead of a dog? A fish in water versus a fluffy, warm, cuddly dog? I don't really think any kid would say, "Well...OK". Read morePublished on January 22, 2009 by M. Baker
Although I can't imagine a goldfish ever taking the place of a dog, Dogfish is a neat book with great pictures. Read morePublished on December 28, 2008 by C. Stephans
My husband and I loved the illustration of this book. We didn't even read it when we first got it, rather flipped through the pages to look at the art. Read morePublished on December 25, 2008 by Christy
This book is about a single mom and her son that live in an urban setting. It was a cute little story with the moral of being happy with what you already have and really enjoying... Read morePublished on December 22, 2008 by Cathy the Domestic Engineer
... but you can want what you have. This is a great story--funny, and so true-to-life. Great illustrations,like the kid's (and the Goldfish's) hypnotizing eyes. Read morePublished on December 22, 2008 by avid reader