Rating: 4 stars
Another review from Washington Family Magazine:
Here is Louise Yates' third book with the sweet character Dog showing us what he loves. We fell in love with him in Dog Loves Books a short while ago. Once again in Dog Loves Counting, Dogs problem lies with books: He loves them so much that he cannot stop reading them. While he should be sleeping, Dog keeps turning pages. Finally, he puts his last book on the closest stack next to him and tries to fall asleep. No luck. "He tried counting sheep, but they weren't helping at all."
So, he reaches for a book. What else would a book lover do in this or any situation? In A Big Book of Curious Creatures and Their Habitats, he finds other creatures he can count.
Dog begins, of course, with One. He first finds an egg that magically and wonderfully begins to hatch. It is a little baby dodo, which looks odd and loveble all at the same time as it looks up to dog as if asking, "What's next?" Dog carefully takes him by the hand -- or wing -- and together, Number One and Number Two walk into Dog's counting adventure.
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