Oh No, George!

Oh No, George!

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Bold, hilarious artwork captures the innocent charm of affable George, a dog who is trying to be good -- with disastrous results.

George is a dog with all the best intentions. And his owner, Harry, has all the best hopes that George will be a well-behaved dog when he leaves him alone for the day. But when George spies a delicious cake sitting on the kitchen table, his resolve starts to waver. You see, George loves cake. . . . Uh-oh. What to do now? It's so hard to be a good dog when there are cats to chase and flowers to dig up! What ever will Harry say when he gets back? Chris Haughton's fetchingly funny story and vibrant, retro illustrations are sure to lure dog lovers of all ages -- and anyone who has ever met a temptation too good to resist.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. --
ISBN: 9780763655464
Branch Call Number: JP Haugh 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill


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LoganLib_Phoebe Apr 11, 2017

George tries very very hard to be good but then...! A fun book to read with young children.

PimaLib_Kids Apr 07, 2017

I liked that George was trying to be good but he ate the cake. ~Aliyana, age 5

Dec 10, 2016

My 1 year old asks me to read this at least a few times a day. He giggles when he hears Oh no, George! The bright colors in the illustrations are very attractive and George himself is very much like a toddler as he struggles with his id and superego. I honestly don't mind reading this one over and over.

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

George tries to be a good dog, but he finds it hard to control his impulses when there are cats to chase, flowers to dig up, and a delicious cake sitting on the kitchen table. Ages 0-6.

CRRL_CraigGraziano Jun 25, 2015

Haughton makes bold choices regarding color, shape, and scale. George towers over his owner in size, eager to please but rarely succeeding. Although his behavior might not be good, it is never intentionally devious. He simply can't keep himself in check.

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May 11, 2015

Not only is this book so fun, but it's a great lesson in repentance. George makes mistakes, apologises, and then adjusts his behaviour! Good work, George!

KCLS_Gerry Oct 24, 2014

Poor George really does want to be good and children can relate to this idea. It's also fun to get the children involved in deciding "What will George do?"

KRockstar10 Apr 24, 2013

George REALLY wants to be good, but when there are so many fun things to get into, being good is REALLY hard!

SCL_Preschool May 10, 2012

One of the best picture books we've seen this year!!

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