A Pack of Your Own
A Pack of Your OwnMaria Nilsson Thore, illustrated by Maria Nilsson Thore
A lonely dachshund dreams of a friend. But how can such a little dog make friends? Every time the dachshund goes to the exercise yard in the park where the other dogs hang out, it feels odd somehow.
The dachshund doesn’t fit in and even finds it hard to be around the other dogs. But all the others look as if they are having fun together.
With warm and clever humour, Maria Nilsson Thore has created a wonderful allegory about friendship in a dog’s world. With exquisitely sweet illustrations, readers are invited to dive into their imagination and to ask themselves questions about friendship, such as: how much should one adapt in order to be accepted and valued by others? And do we really need to be similar in order to be friends? Can a dachshund and a poodle be friends despite their differences?
Danish: ABC Forlag
English: Pushkin Press