A funny and sweet early reader about a new friendship between a boy and his dog.
In this first book of the series, Dad surprises Ben with a trip to the pet store. Ben isnt sure what kind of pet he wants. He knows he doesnt want a mouse, a snake, or even a cat. But when a certain puppy makes Ben laugh, a lasting friendship is formed. Three short chapters trace a day in the life of Ben and his new puppy, Aggie, as they settle into their new friendship.
Dormer's understated illustrations mixed with Ries' easy-to-follow text tells the story of the special bond between a boy and his loyal, loveable dog. Young readers will delight in the continuing adventures of Aggie and Ben.