Holly Webb Animal Stories #42: The Puppy Who Couldn't Sleep

Woof! Howl! This pup can’t sleep – and nobody else can, either! When Lara and her dad find a scared black puppy in an alleyway, Lara is desperate to take him home and look after him. Her dad isn’t so sure. After all, they already have a dog, Oliver. But Lara can’t stop thinking about the poor puppy, whom she names Jet, and begs her dad to let him stay. Jet should be happy now, right? But instead, he spends all night howling – and Lara’s dad isn’t impressed. Night after night, the wailing goes on. Nobody can sleep, and it looks like Jet may have to go to the animal shelter. Can Lara find a way to help him?

  • Heartwarming young animal fiction from Holly Webb
  • Holly’s animal stories have sold over a million copies
  • From a bestselling series for newly confident readers
  • Helps children build stamina for reading longer books

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    Holly Webb

    Holly is the best-selling author of lots of brilliant books including the Molly’s Magic, Animalmagic and Rose series.

  • Sophy Williams

    Sophy Williams was short-listed for the Mother Goose Award for her first book, ‘When Grandma Came’ by Jill Paton-Walsh, and since then has illustrated numerous other celebrated titles. She lives near Bath with her husband and two sons. ‘[Sophy] knows how to create atmosphere and drama . . . masterly’ – Mother Goose Award Panel.

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