by Helen Maldonado
Sphinx, also known as “Big Dog,” tells his own story in Helen Maldonado’s Big Dog and His Family. Big Dog’s love and courage are at the heart of his adventures. Whether he is describing his return to the farm after a move to the city or his encounter with a skunk, Big Dog’s voice is both sincere and memorable. This book is sure to engage young readers who respect and love animals.
About the Author Helen Maldonado’s first book reflects the author’s deep devotion to her family. She has been married forty-one years, and she has two daughters and two grandchildren. A former accountant, Maldonado enjoys the outdoors, bowling, and computer games. One of her aims in writing is to inspire young readers to better their love and understanding of domesticated animals.
(2003, paperback, 34 pages)