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The "Patchy and Calico Collection" is a bonus anthology from the Patchwork Dog and Calico Cat book series for you and your child to read and enjoy. This book introduces the readers to Patchy and Calico and gives you a chance to share some of the adventures they have together.

The stories teach children valuable lessons while entertaining the youngsters with the silly antics of the title characters. It is a fun way for parents and teachers to talk with kids about friendship, thinking before doing, sharing, caring and giving.

If you enjoy the adventures in the Patchy and Calico Sampler, more stories can be found in these books:
"Patchwork Dog and Calico Cat"
"Patchy and Calico’s Summer Vacation"
"Christmas with Patchy and Calico"

“What I love most about the adventures of Patchy and Calico is that they show both the adventurous spirit of being young and the caution that parents try to instill in children. This is nicely emphasized in the adventures without being forced. I also love the questions at the end of each story which help my sons and I discuss important things that came up.”
Loretta Gilbert - The Parents’ Little Black Book of Books

Published: Greta Burroughs on
ISBN: 9781301662883
List price: $0.99
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