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Sterling, Best Dog Ever

Sterling, Best Dog Ever

Aidan Cassie

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)


Aidan Cassie's Sterling, Best Dog Ever, is a heartwarming and hilarious debut picture book for dog lovers about a dog in search of a forever family.

Sterling the dog has always wanted a home. But no home has ever wanted him. So when Sterling sees a sign on the side of the Butlery Cutlery Company advertising free "shipping to homes around the world," he is determined to become the most terrific fork ever! For what home doesn't need flatware?

Sterling is delivered on time and undamaged to the Gilbert family's front door. He is not, however, what they ordered. . . . But he may be exactly what they need. Here is a humorous, heart-tugging picture book about finding a family who wants you just as you are.

Praise for Sterling, Best Dog Ever

"This darling account of family and acceptance will easily find a place in readers’ hearts." —Booklist

"This engaging tale of belonging, unconditional love, and acceptance will be a hit at storytimes and for one-on-one sharing." —School Library Journal


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Aidan Cassie

Aidan Cassie studied animation and earned a media arts degree at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design as well as Edinburgh College of Art. Sterling, Best Dog Ever is her first picture book. She lives on a small island, surrounded by other artists, in the Salish Sea of British Columbia.

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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