My Dog Lively by Patrick Deeley


My Dog Lively by Patrick Deeley

Jenny is six years old. Every birthday she gets a new toy dog. But what she really wants is a real live dog, a pet that's all her own. But when Mum and Dad buy her a real dog called Lively, she finds out that real pets can be a lot of hard work! This is Panda number 19 .


'Enchanting and beautifully illustrated.'

'Essential reading for children who want to own a real pet after the cuddly toy variety ... Martin Fagan provides good illustrations.'

About the Author

Patrick Deeley is a teacher and poet. He has three books of poems to his name from Dedalus Press, with a fourth due next year. He also runs a workshop in Ballyfermot, specialising in children's poetry. Originally from Loughrea, County Galway, he has spent more than half his life teaching in Dublin.

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64 pages


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Publication date

6th September 2001



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O'Brien Press Ltd is an imprint of O'Brien


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