Dogs and More Dogs Author:Bianca Bradbury Tommy Redfield knew he hadn't found any great prize when he picked up Mike, but he did not know all he was getting into when he took the abandoned, half-starved dog home. Not the least of his problems was his parents' reluctance to include yet another member in the family menagerie. But that was understandable because it already boasted a gold... more »en retriever, Sylvia's five cats, three Belgian hares, and a black Cochin hen.
Tommy's problems didn't end with Mike however, because Mike wasn't the only desperate dog in town. And Tommy cared about animals. Before he knew how it had happened, he and his friends had organized an Animal Welfare Club and he was its elected president.
Tommy was soon to learn that the burden of responsibility lies heavily on the shoulders of a leader. First he had to settle intramural squabbles (did kittens qualify as animals worthy of rescueing, as the "cat girls" insisted?) then extramural matters (the dog warden is not the enemy, as the warden himself insisted). But most important, there were more dogs -- far more -- than there were families who wanted them.
As dogs and more dogs accumulate, so do problems and more problems, and the result is a story that appeals to anyone who likes a good yarn and a good laugh. Biance Bradbury always writes with humor, feeling, and a knowledge of children. Here she demostrates a knowledge of dogs as well.« less