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Charley's first night

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Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, c2012.
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
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Two of our most beloved picture book creators team up to tell a classic story of a child, his new puppy, and a first night home. On Charley's first night, Henry carries his new puppy in his old baby blanket all the way to his house. He shows Charley every room, saying, "This is home, Charley." He says that a lot so that Charley will know that he is home. Henry's parents are very clear about who will be walking and feeding Charley (Henry will, and he can't wait). They are also very clear about where Charley will be sleeping: Charley will be sleeping in the kitchen. But when the crying starts in the middle of the night, Henry knows right away that it's Charley! And it looks like his parents' idea about where Charley is going to sleep may have to change. With warmth, humor, and endearing simplicity, Amy Hest tells a tale familiar to everyone who has loved a puppy, while Helen Oxenbury renders each tender gesture and charming detail in a beauty of a book that children will be eager to take home.
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9780763640552, 0763640557
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A book about friendship, new beginnings and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hest, A., & Oxenbury, H. (2012). Charley's first night. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hest, Amy and Helen. Oxenbury. 2012. Charley's First Night. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hest, Amy and Helen. Oxenbury, Charley's First Night. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hest, Amy., and Helen Oxenbury. Charley's First Night. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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