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Amy Hest
Amy Hest's many acclaimed children's books include the New York Times bestseller Kiss Good Night. A three-time winner of the prestigious Christopher Award, she lives in New York City. She claims to have absolutely no hidden talents, unless you count an uncanny interest in coffee ice cream and... show more

Amy Hest's many acclaimed children's books include the New York Times bestseller Kiss Good Night. A three-time winner of the prestigious Christopher Award, she lives in New York City. She claims to have absolutely no hidden talents, unless you count an uncanny interest in coffee ice cream and certain dogs in the Wheaten Terrier or Airedale family. Amy likes to take long walks (in the city), ride a bike (in the city), and swim (also in the city). She likes movies and reading, of course!
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ereksonj
ereksonj rated it 7 years ago
This was like a prequel to Hest's other boy and his dog book, The Reader. I liked this one more, because it's about disobedience in the face of a Catch-22. It was a better narrative because of that conflict than The Reader. I appreciate the 'boy and his dog' from The Reader more now since reading Lu...
A Rep Reading
A Rep Reading rated it 7 years ago
An adorable book about a boy and his new puppy and their first night together.
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 8 years ago
Annie Rossi writes about her 4th grade experiences in letters addressed to her dog, Leo. Warm and appealing epistolary fiction.
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