Catie was trained to be a guide dog, but her life takes an unexpected turn when she ends up at the Copley Plaza in Boston helping the concierge. In true Lab fashion, she enthusiastically fulfills all aspects of her job, from going for walks with guests to playing with children. However, she dreams of doing something special. When a young visitor loses her stuffed bear, Catie finally has her chance. Her determination leads to a happy conclusion as she retrieves the toy from the laundry room and becomes a hero. The colorful illustrations bring to life the playful, yet dutiful personality of this appealing canine whether she is strolling down Newbury Street, checking out the Swan Boats in the Public Garden, or resting on her bed in the hotel lobby. This is a straightforward, enjoyable tale based on a real Lab. It will have a lot of dog enthusiasts wishing they could stay at the hotel and hang out with Catie.
Carol ScheneCopyright 2006 Reed Business Information.