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Hang on, Mooch!
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Hang on, Mooch!

By Gilles Gauthier, Illustrated by Pierre-André Derome, Translated by Sarah Cummins

$14.95 Hardback
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Series: Formac First Novels

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Carl's old dog Mooch is losing her memory and wandering away from homefour times in the last two weeks alone. Each time, Carl and his best friend Gary have tracked her down, but this time the dogcatcher has got her.
When they go to fetch Mooch at the poundamong the poodles and dachshunds, pit bulls and muttsshe's sicker and sadder than they've ever seen her before. As Mooch gets weaker and weaker Carl and Gary have to face that she'll soon be gonebut not before Mooch gives them one more gift.
Hang on, Mooch! is a touching story about the inevitability of loss, and how young people can learn from it and grow.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 64 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780887802058
Format: 7in x 4.25in

BISAC Code:  JUV002070
Imprint: Formac

Interest age: From 6 To 9

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First Novels

Beginner chapters books for ages 6 to 9

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Series features

  • Engaging stories for early readers
  • Award-winning authors and illustrators
  • Chapter book format, with short chapters and amusing b&w illustrations
  • Reading level: grade 2.0-3.0
  • Interest level: ages 6-9

"young readers will appreciate the accessible text, action-filled black-and-white illustrations and discrete chapters that end on suspenseful notes" — Kirkus Reviews

First Novels are humorous, easy-to-read novels that encourage children to begin reading on their own. The series features vibrant, loveable characters, age-appropriate plots and lively illustrations. The books deal with themes kids face every day such as teasing, friendship, competition and multiculturalism.