Disclaimer: I received this book for free in exchange for my review and honest opinion
What a wonderful book from Author, K. J. Hales about Ellie the Wienerdog second adventure, this is a story about how Ellie learned how to swim and all the adventures she went through while learning how to swim . Romping on dry ground and chasing a ball are the activities Ellie believes dogs are built to do. However, one day as she is enjoying her canine fun, she chases her ball onto a dock and then finds herself cornered by her ”people” who think it would be a good idea for her to take a little dip. The drama builds as her mind goes into over drive imagining all the terrifying possibilities that could await her below the surface of the water.
Will she sink? Will she end up as dinner for a hungry shark or a monster fish? Or will she overcome her fear and discover all the fun that comes with trying something new? Her future hangs at the end of a dock with very dark water below . . .
”It’s Hard To Swim” is a year-round Summer Fun read! Kids will love searching for all the hidden treasures in the vibrant, whimsical illustrations and grown-ups will love the timeless lesson that is shared through Ellie’s humorous tale. Also Check out Ellie the Weinerdog’s first adventure ” It’s Hard To Be Good” , Ellie tries, really tries, to be good as she faces temptation over and over again. But how can a wiener dog resist? There are sandwiches and trash baskets and freshly baked ham sending heavenly smells straight to her wriggly nose. Ellie so wants to please because she loves to hear “What a good dog!” but she is also taunted by naughtiness because she thinks with her nose. She smells and sniffs and it’s hard for her to be good when she gets a whiff!
It has been a delight to read about Ellie the Weinerdog, second adventure, leaning how to swim. I know that your family and children will love this book.
Let me tell you about the Author of Ellie the Weinerdog, Kim Hales is the founder of Open Door Press, Inc. and the author of the children’s book series Life’s Little Lessons by Ellie the Wiener Dog.
After a career in the corporate business world, she was inspired to return to her passion for story and art, by of all things – her wiener dog. Shortly after Ellie came into her life, Kim picked up a yellow note pad and began writing humorous stories and doodles about the daily problems and perils of being a ”wiener dog.”
As the number of stories grew so did Kim’s desire to share ”Life’s Little Lessons” with the world. She established Open Door Press to do just that.
Kim lives in Southern California with her husband, her muse Ellie the Wienerdog, and Ellie’s little sisters, Ruby and Pepper. You can purchase these books from Amazon. Kim Hales is the founder of Open Door Press, Inc. and the author of the children’s book series Life’s Little Lessons by Ellie the Wiener Dog. These are must have books for your families libraries . Enjoy !