After losing Dandy, her family's beloved horse, Kristine decides that she will never get close to another pet again. It's just too heartbreaking. So when her father surprises her with a new puppy for her birthday, Kristine is furious! With a new sister on the way, who need a wriggling, messy, noisy yellow ball of fur to look after? But how can an animal-loving girl resist the sweet brown eyes of a puppy that just wants to be loved?
Bill Wallace is a beloved author of children's books, a two-time winner of the Texas Bluebonnet Award, and the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the Oklahoma Center for the Book. His novels routinely appear on state and children's choice award lists. Some of his most popular novels are A Dog Called Kitty, Red Dog, Totally Disgusting! and Coyote Autumn. He lives in Chickasha, Oklahoma, with his wife and daughters. www.wallacebooks.com.