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Children's Fiction Dogs

A Parade of Puppies

by (author) Charles Ghigna

illustrated by Kristi Bridgeman

Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Aug 2016
Dogs, Pets, Nursery Rhymes
  • Board book

    Publish Date
    Aug 2016
    List Price
  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Aug 2016
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
  • Reading age: 0 to 2


In this follow-up to A Carnival of Cats, babies, toddlers and dog-lovers alike will enjoy discovering and guessing what breed of puppy is hiding on the next page.

With playful rhyming text from award-winning author Charles Ghigna, and beautiful illustrations by celebrated artist Kristi Bridgeman, this hint-and-reveal board book will have everyone pondering what puppy will turn up next!

About the authors

Charles Ghigna's profile page

Kristi Bridgeman has illustrated several books for children, including There Once Was a Camel and Uirapurú (Oolichan Books) by P.K. Page. Her fine-art pieces can be found at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and Sooke Harbour House Gallery. Born and raised on the west coast of Canada, Kristi resides and paints in her home-based studio at the edge of the rainforest on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. For more information, visit

Kristi Bridgeman's profile page


  • Commended, CCBC Best Books

Editorial Reviews

"The simple rhyming text is perfect for the story…The colours are rich and the pictures rendered with great flare and humour. The book has excellent design…Babies, Toddlers and all dog lovers will enjoy both story and illustrations."

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"Sure to be a hit with the toddler set...highly recommended."

CM: Canadian Review of Materials

"Warmhearted...A joyful love of dogs big and small shines from the cozy artwork and cheery verse."

Publishers Weekly

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