A Ball for Daisy

Book review by Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media
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age 3+

Wordless story of dog's ball loss mirrors kids' emotions.

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age 3+

A great one!

My 4-year-old loves this story, mostly, I think, because there are no words so she can make up her own to go with the wonderful pictures. The illustrations convey the story and Daisy's emotions so perfectly that, really, no words are needed.

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For kids who love picture books and dog stories

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