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Lenore Finds a Friend

Lenore Finds a Friend

A True Story from Bedlam Farm

Jon Katz

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)



Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Holt Books for Young Readers

On Sale: 09/04/2012

ISBN: 9781466818125

32 Pages, Ages 4-8

Poor Lenore! None of the other animals at Bedlam Farm welcome her. Even Rose the border collie is too busy to play. But Lenore refuses to give up, and when she licks a grumpy ram named Brutus—right on the nose!—an unexpected friendship begins.

Jon Katz's irresistible photographs chronicle this true story of a dog determined to make friends.

Praise for Lenore Finds a Friend

“Bedlam Farm seems an idyllic spot with a natural appeal to children, who are likely to ask for more about Lenore.” —Kirkus

“This gorgeous, heartwarming book . . . stands out from the pack.” —School Library Journal, starred review on Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm

“This is the love letter people wish they could write to their own pets.” —Booklist on Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm

“Katz's photographs depicting the dogs' vastly different personalities are great fun for dog lovers and a fine lesson for dog fearers. Lenore, it turns out, makes sure everyone is happy.” —The New York Times Book Review on Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm

“A highly specific, not preachy, charmer.” —The Chicago Tribune on Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm

“A beautifully photographed and clever story.” —The on Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm


In the Press

Read the Kirkus Review of LENORE FINDS A FRIEND A True Story from Bedlam Farm. Lenore the black Lab befriends a cranky ram named Brutus in another entry in the popular streak of recent stories focusing on unlikely animal pals. - Kirkus Reviews

Jon Katz

Jon Katz has written many bestselling books about his dogs. His first book for children, Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm, also features his photography. Mr. Katz lives in Upstate New York.

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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