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Gibson the labradoodle is about to begin her first day of training to become a dog park ambassador, something she has been dreaming about her entire life. Dog park ambassadors hold a very high honour within the dog park community and have many important roles to make sure the dog park is a fun and safe place to be. She has so many great ideas and cannot wait to get started.While Gibson is training alongside lead ambassador and trainer, Meistro the bulldog, things don’t go as planned. Gibson meets challenge after challenge and isn’t allowed to introduce any of her new ideas. Being a dog park ambassador isn’t what she thought it would be so she starts to question whether the role is really for her.At the end of her very first training shift, and just as she’s about to give up and tell Meistro she isn’t cut out to be a dog park ambassador after all, there’s an emergency at the river. One of the dog park’s new puppies, Clover, has swam too far out and cannot get back to shore. Gibson’s best friend and greatest supporter Stretch the dachshund, convinces her she has to go help. Gibson springs into action, with Stretch at her side and encouraging her the entire time. Gibson saves the day…almost! Having been swept downstream and far away from the dog park, Gibson is forced to lead the trio back to safety. There’s only one way back and it’s through a dark forest with strange sounds and smells. The sun is starting to go down and everybody is tired and scared. But, Gibson knows she has to get her friends back home, despite what, or who, gets in her way.
Have you ever wondered what the world be like if dogs had dream jobs? In Dog Park, Gibson, the labradoodle, is training to become a Dog Park Ambassador, something she has dreamed of doing for a long time. While she undergoes her training with enthusiasm, her trainer shoots down any new ideas, and she finds herself trying to overcome various obstacles. Children will relate to Gibson as they have dreams and can find them challenging to achieve. Gibson soon ends up in a situation that will force her to face her fears and trust that she knows what she needs to do to get herself and her friends home safely. The dog park will be hit with 2nd graders on up as Gibson is an easily likable character, and the book is set up in short chapter styles. I like the message that hard work, persistence, and believing in yourself are the best tools to achieve your dreams.
One (1) grand prize winner receives:
A signed copy of Dog Park
A signed copy of Dog Daycare
Two (2) winners receive:
A signed copy of Dog Park