Kid’s Book Review: Penny and the Lost Puppy

Kid’s Book Review: Penny and the Lost Puppy

About the Book and Author and Illustrator

This beautiful picture book by of our favourite illustrators, Emily Sutton, is about a little girl who moves home and is lonely until she makes friends with a puppy. It is a heart-warming story with beautiful and detailed illustrations on every page, as you can see if you scroll down this review. It is published by Walker Books.

Moving home can feel a bit lonely, so Penny can’t believe her luck when she finds a new friend right in her garden: a puppy who wants to play all day long! But the next morning, Penny’s playmate is nowhere to be seen … wherever can she have gone? To find out, Penny and Dad will have to get to know their new town a little better…

 

Penny and the Lost Puppy
Emily Sutton artist

Emily Sutton graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a degree in illustration. As well as illustrating picture books, she paints, sculpts and designs prints. Emily s first picture book, Clara Button and the Magical Hat Day, was published by the V&A. Tiny is her first picture book with Walker. Emily lives in nearby York.

Visit her website to find out more about her work.

Book Review

I like this book because it makes me happy

I have been reading this book every day! I like this book because it makes me happy.

At the start of the book the pages are not very colourful blues and I think it was night time, but I love the bright pages at the end which were colourful. I did spot the difference with my Mummy. I like when its nice bright pages. The shops look really good especially the flower shop.

I liked the pages where Penny was playing with Smudge. It is very funny when the dog is doing a handstand. I

was happy when Penny liked her new house. I want to have a tea party with my friends Alice and Ava now!

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Reviewer Profile

Sophia
  • Name: Sophia
  • Age: 4 years
  • Likes: princesses, playing with my dog and reading books
  • Dislikes: brown flowers and not going to nursery
  • Favourite Book: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Favourite Film: Moanna
  • Favourite Song: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star