One day Tina and her family find Scruff the dog on their doorstep. They decide to look after her, but she causes chaos and doesn’t’ get on with the cat. Just when they start to like her, her owners come to take her back. Dad says they can buy their own dog – so they buy one just like Scruff.
Illustrated by Lisa Smith
genre: Realistic story in a familiar setting; humour
Skills Focus: Characters