Wendy Orr; interior illustrations by Susan Boase
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Logan is moving from the farm to the city. He’ll miss all the things he’s leaving behind, but at least he has Bear. He loves Bear more than anything else in the world—because Bear is his dog.
Hannah lives in the city. What she wants, more than anything else in the world, is a dog of her own.
At the Rainbow Street Shelter, Logan and Hannah find a talking parrot, an old black Labrador, a three-legged goat, a puppy that looks like a peanut—and a Surprise that just might be the best thing in the world.
What Bear liked, almost more than anything else in the world, was riding in the back of the pickup truck. He liked racing from side to side to see everything going past, sniffing the wind as it flapped his jowls and ruffled his fur, and barking at dogs on the ground.
The other thing Bear liked almost more than anything else in the world was bossing sheep and making them go where he wanted.
But what he liked best of all, more than anything else in the world, was Logan—because Logan was his boy.
What Logan liked, almost more than anything