Kids Training Puppies In 5 Minutes


Photos and simple text help children process the steps of training their puppy to follow specific commands.

Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This is an excellent how-to book for children. The presentation is organized and presented in doses just right for kids to handle. The vocabulary is also suited for independent reading by first or second-grade readers. The DVD helps make it concrete and includes a bonus trick that every kid loves!

Content Awareness Factors:


Little Kid Reaction

Our child sat with rapt attention while we read the book. S/He was very interested in the "rules" (read: Tips to Follow) and focused on the words closely.

Parent Reaction

This book was perfectly timed, as we are training a 10-month old puppy. The presentation is simple enough that it can be used quickly, and the video helps make it more concrete than just words and pictures.

Type of Book:
This is a guide for helping children train puppies. It comes with a CD version, too.
Educational Themes:

This book offers a step-by-step process for helping you teach kids to train puppies.

Reading Level:
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
5 to 9
Age of child:
Read with child nearly 6 years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow, at least. This is a book that would be very helpful to read BEFORE you bring the puppy home, too!

Title Kids Training Puppies in 5 Minutes
Author JoAnn Dahan
Publisher Puppy Paw Press © 2006
Illustrators Walter George
ISBN 0977686108
Material Hard Cover
Cost $18.95
Genres Animal (Nonfiction), Guidebook
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