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How to keep kids safe with dogs / by Pauline Blomfield ; illustrations by Red. Dogs can talk - bonus section for adults. Learn a dog's body language and important signs of canine behaviour

By: Blomfield, Pauline, 1955-.
Contributor(s): Blomfield, Alan, 1951- [illustrator.] | Buddy.
Publisher: [Dunedin, NZ] : Blue Jandal Books, 2014Copyright date: 2014Edition: Revised edition.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 21 x 30 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473298562.Subject(s): DOGS | CHILDREN | PERSONAL SAFETY | SAFETY EDUCATION | BODY LANGUAGE | JUVENILE LITERATUREGenre/Form: Children's nonfiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: How to keep kids safe with dogsSummary: Uses a story format to introduce seven important lessons to help keep children safe around dogs.Review: "Most dog related injuries happen to children in their own home or the home of a relative or a friend and by a dog they know." - NZIAM So this book is a must read for parents, dog owners and children. However it's knowledge that everyone would benefit from presented in an amusing and clever way - who knows, yopu might learn something new - I certaintly did (i.e. a yawning dog is an unhappy dog). The first section is for children, providing a rhyming couplet - easy to remeber, e.g. "If a dog's running free stand like a tree" adjacent to an illustration and some additional information from Buddy, the resident talking dog. The Section for Grown Ups and Clever Kids includes brilliant illustrations of "signs that a dog is unhappy" and "signs that a dog is happy" and a final Does and Dont's page to reinforce the lessons learned "PLEASE KEEP CHILDREN SAFE AND DOGS HAPPY". A super book with wonderful (and funny) illustrations the everyone can enjoy and learn from.
List(s) this item appears in: Juvenile literature- safety Jan 2018 | Behaviour Childrens Books June 18
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Uses a story format to introduce seven important lessons to help keep children safe around dogs.

"Most dog related injuries happen to children in their own home or the home of a relative or a friend and by a dog they know." - NZIAM
So this book is a must read for parents, dog owners and children. However it's knowledge that everyone would benefit from presented in an amusing and clever way - who knows, yopu might learn something new - I certaintly did (i.e. a yawning dog is an unhappy dog).
The first section is for children, providing a rhyming couplet - easy to remeber, e.g. "If a dog's running free stand like a tree" adjacent to an illustration and some additional information from Buddy, the resident talking dog.
The Section for Grown Ups and Clever Kids includes brilliant illustrations of "signs that a dog is unhappy" and "signs that a dog is happy" and a final Does and Dont's page to reinforce the lessons learned "PLEASE KEEP CHILDREN SAFE AND DOGS HAPPY".
A super book with wonderful (and funny) illustrations the everyone can enjoy and learn from.

Junior, primary, parents, dog owners

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