Hank enjoyed running and playing on his grandparent's farm every day. However, doing so always left him stinky and dirty. His aunt, Amy, decided that it was past time for him to take a bath. Readers join Hank and Amy in "Hank's Visit to the Doggie Store" (published by Trafford Publishing), author Amy Kabel's new children's book, as Hank embarks on a magical journey to take a bath.

Colorful, exciting pages chronicle Hank's journey to the doggie store. Each page brings readers into the action as Hank takes a car and plays with his friends at the store. Whimsical and full of joy, "Hank's Visit to the Doggie Store" will have young readers enthralled as they see how important, and fun, taking a bath is.

An excerpt from the book:

"Hank was stinky and his Aunty Amy and mom decided to take him to the doggie store. Hank was so happy to go to the doggie store. Hank's mom reminded him to be a good boy and he could pick out a toy..."

"Hank's Visit to the Doggie Store"
By Dr. Amy Kabel
Softcover | 8.5 x 8.5 in | 32 pages | ISBN 9781466992818
E-Book | 32 pages | ISBN 9781466992801
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Dr. Amy Kabel graduated with a bachelor's in education from Ohio University. She obtained a master's degree in curriculum and instruction from Ashland University, a master's degree in reading from the University of Dayton and a degree in counseling from Xavier University. She also holds a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Ohio University. She is a third-grade teacher with Logan Elm Schools, where she has worked for 19 years. She has taught kindergarten and first grade, too. Kabel received National Board Certification in 2002 and 2012. She lives in Ohio with Hank and her husband, Paul.

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