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Children’s Books: GERALD MCGILLIGOG’S DOG (Funny, Whimsical, Rhyming Bedtime Story/Picture Book, for Beginner Readers About Choosing to be Happy, Ages 2-8) (Happy Children’s Series Book 9)

Children’s Books: GERALD MCGILLIGOG’S DOG (Funny, Whimsical, Rhyming Bedtime Story/Picture Book, for Beginner Readers About Choosing to be Happy, Ages 2-8) (Happy Children’s Series Book 9)

Children's Books: GERALD MCGILLIGOG'S DOG (Funny, Whimsical, Rhyming Bedtime Story/Picture Book, for Beginner Readers About Choosing to be Happy, Ages 2-8) (Happy Children's Series Book 9)

When the desires of a dog and a frog coincide, they decide to trade places. Fortunately for them, the dog’s owner, Gerald McGilligog, never wears his glasses. The family of McGilligogs is also remiss about wearing their glasses, which in turn affects their eyesight and ability to distinguish between the frog and dog. Thus the frog, posing as a dog, finds a new home. All the characters, including the green one, find happiness in this new arrangement.

The whimsical art of Sally Huss bounces along with rhyming, tongue-twisting words as the story unfolds.

Children who love the rhyming, nonsensical books of Dr. Seuss will love this book. And those who are fans of the books by Mo Willems, the Berenstains, Sandra Boynton, Felicia Bond, Laura Numeroff, and P.D. Eastman will also love GERALD MCGILLIGOG’S DOG. Age range: 2-8.

Excerpt:

“Once among the family of McGilligogs, a-gogs, with moms and dads and lads and lasses,

None of them wearing glasses,

The frog was given a juicy bone.

He smiled and said, ‘I’ve found my home.

This is the life for me.

I’m no longer in a bog a bog

Sitting on a log, a log.’

He decided he’d be a dog, a dog

And was as happy as could be.”

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About the Author:

Sally Huss has been a writer and artist all of her life. She studied art at Occidental College before graduating from the University of Southern California with a degree in Fine Art.

As a King Features syndicated author, Sally Huss has been creating positive and inspirational messages, called “Happy Musings,” for newspapers in the U.S. and Canada for many years. This has led to her writing and illustrating a great number of uplifting books for both adults and children. Along with her writing and illustrating, she has had a chain of 26 of her own art galleries and her art has been licensed for products from clothing, wallpaper to purses.

Here are some of Sally Huss’ other books:

For Children:

How the Gold Got in The Golden Rule (About Thank You and Doing Unto Others)

Kevin’s Birthday Turtle (About Caring for Others)

Julia’s Birthday Surprise (About Generosity and Sharing)

Plain Jane and the 4th of July (About Self-Appreciation)

A Boat Full of Animals (Fun Activities to Develop Character in Kids)

A Mermaid Tea Party (The Importance of Kindness and Manners)

For Adults:

Eight Golden Rules for How to Play Your Best Tennis (Endorsed by Billie Jean King, Dick Enberg, Mary Carillo)

Everything You Need to Know in Life You Can Learn on a Tennis Court ((Life Skills and Character Development in Sports, Covers Stress Management, Success, Attitude and more)

Love Ladies League Tennis (Best Strategies and Attitude for Ladies Doubles Play)

How to Find Your Soulmate (A Proven Formula to Finding Your Perfect Mate with Many Happy Testimonials)

Your Survival Guide — 14 Ways to Stay Afloat (A New Way of Living)

The Importance of Living Happy: 30 Ways to do it

A full list of Sally Huss books may be found by going to the Author’s Profile on Amazon.

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