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New York : Nancy Paulsen Books, c2012.
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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., map ; 21 x 24 cm.
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On a cold winter day, a curious dog wandered onto a frozen river, and before he knew it he was traveling fast on a sheet of ice. Many people tried to help, but the dog could not be reached. Finally, after two nights and seventy-five miles, the little dog was saved by a ship out in the Baltic Sea.
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Ladybug Picture Book Award, 2013.
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9780399256660
0399256660
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"A dog is rescued after days afloat on a sheet of ice in the Baltic Sea (based on a true story)"-- - (Baker & Taylor)

A young reader's account of a dramatic sea rescue describes how a curious dog wanders onto a frozen river only to be swept out to the Baltic Sea on a broken piece of ice on which he is stranded for two days while rescuers desperately try to save him. - (Baker & Taylor)

Recounts the dramatic sea rescue of a curious dog who wandered onto a frozen river only to be swept out to the Baltic Sea on a broken piece of ice on which he was stranded for two days while rescuers desperately tried to save him. - (Baker & Taylor)

On a cold winter day, a curious dog wandered onto a frozen river, and before he knew it he was traveling fast on a sheet of ice. Many people tried to help, but the dog could not be reached. Finally, after two nights and seventy-five miles, the little dog was saved by a ship out in the Baltic Sea.

The gallant rescue of the little dog nicknamed Baltic made international news. Mônica Carnesi's simple text and charming watercolor illustrations convey all the drama of Baltic's journey. His story, with its happy ending, will warm readers' hearts. An author's note and map are included.
- (Penguin Putnam)

On a cold winter day, a curious dog wandered onto a frozen river, and before he knew it he was traveling fast on a sheet of ice. Many people tried to help, but the dog could not be reached. Finally, after two nights and seventy-five miles, the little dog was saved by a ship out in the Baltic Sea.

The gallant rescue of the little dog nicknamed Baltic made international news. Mônica Carnesi's simple text and charming watercolor illustrations convey all the drama of Baltic's journey. His story, with its happy ending, will warm readers' hearts. An author's note and map are included. - (Random House, Inc.)

Author Biography

Mônica Carnesi (www.monicacarnesi.com) is an artist and librarian, which allows her to combine her love for illustration and passion for children's literature. An NPR story of the dog nicknamed "Baltic" inspired her to share his story with young readers. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mônica now lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with her husband and her own little dog.
- (Penguin Putnam)

Mônica Carnesi (www.monicacarnesi.com) is an artist and librarian, which allows her to combine her love for illustration and passion for children's literature. An NPR story of the dog nicknamed "Baltic" inspired her to share his story with young readers. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mônica now lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with her husband and her own little dog. - (Random House, Inc.)

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Debut author/illustrator Carnesi's cartoon-styled watercolors and spare text provide a suspenseful yet reassuring account of the real-life rescue of a dog that was swept out into the Baltic Sea on an ice floe in January 2010. Direct, almost halting snippets of narration bring readers in close to the action: "Something is moving in the water! What is it? Is it a bird? No. A fish? No. It's a DOG!" Modest illustrations in a limited and muted palette of blue, white, red, and brown take audiences right up to the river's edge to squint at the small figure stranded far out on an ice sheet. The next spread zeroes in on a closeup of the confused canine. The artwork's perspective continually shifts, giving the tale a cinematic frame-by-frame quality, before settling aboard the Polish ship, the Baltica, that finally rescues the dog. Warm and dry, the dog is christened Baltic, eventually becoming a member of the research vessel's crew. The book's small trim size complements the cozy, feel-good conclusion. More details and photographs of Baltic are included in an author's note. Ages 3–5. (Jan.)

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