A Pack of Your Own (Hardcover)

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A Pack of Your Own By Maria Nilsson Thore, Maria Nilsson Thore (Illustrator), Annie Prime (Translated by) Cover Image
By Maria Nilsson Thore, Maria Nilsson Thore (Illustrator), Annie Prime (Translated by)
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I'm a sucker for doggie picture books so naturally I had to read A Pack of Your Own, and I'm so glad I did! It's a wonderful picture book about friendship with delightful illustrations. A perfect picture book to give that friend who matches your weird.

— Jen Steele



A lonely dachshund dreams of having a friend, but every time the little sausage dog goes to the park they find it hard to fit in. They can only watch the other dogs playing and having fun. Until one day, a friend comes along...

A Pack of Your Own is a warm and funny story about friendship in a dog's world. With exquisitely sweet illustrations, readers are invited  to ask themselves questions about friendship. How much should one adapt in order to be accepted and valued by others? Do we really need to be similar in order to be friends? And can a dachshund and a poodle be friends despite their differences?

About the Author

Maria Nilsson Thore is an award-winning Swedish children's author and illustrator who lives in Stockholm with her dachsund Tics. A Pack of Your Own is the first of her books to be translated into English.

About the Translator:
A.A. Prime is an award-winning translator from Swedish to English. Her previous translations for Pushkin Children’s include Maria Turtschaninoff’s Red Abbey Chronicles trilogy.

Praise For…

“The unique art, distinctive canine protagonist, and touching theme about not needing to change to be worthy of friendship will make this picture book a memorable hit at storytime.” – The Bulletin of the Centre for Children’s Books

Product Details
ISBN: 9781782693581
ISBN-10: 1782693580
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Publication Date: November 28th, 2023
Pages: 48
Language: English