Cornelius and the Dog Star

Cornelius and the Dog Star

Diana Spyropulos (author), Ray Williams (illustrator)

Publisher: Illumination Arts ISBN: 9780935699081

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While resting in his easy chair one evening, cantankerous old Cornelius Basset-Hound takes his last breath. Suddenly he is swept up into a brilliant tunnel of light which takes him directly to the gates of Dog Heaven. There he meets Saint Bernard, who turns him away saying "You are not ready to enter Heaven. . . Who wants to spend eternity with a miserly old grouch?" Feeling confused and alone, Cornelius is befriended by Sirius, the Dog Star, and other angelic helpers. As his amazing journey unfolds, Cornelius learns the value of generosity, kindness, playfulness and love.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Animals, Birds & Insects Bedtime Character Education Fairy Tales & Fantasy Picture Books Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Language Arts
English (US)
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