Big Dog – Gleeson, Libby

<p>Big Dog</p>

Title

Big Dog

Author

Gleeson, Libby

Illustrator

Greder, Armin

Publisher

Ashton Scholastic

Published Date

1991

Annotation

A big dog down the street is very frightening. When the children who are dressed up to scare it are accidently confronted by the dog, they find him really quite friendly. The dog in this picture book is a metaphor for accepting people from another culture.

Key Concepts

Cross cultural relations, Friendship, Resilience

Audience

Early childhood, Primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, EYLF Outcome 1, EYLF Outcome 2, EYLF Outcome 3, EYLF Outcome 4, EYLF Outcome 5, ACELA1426, ACELT1575, ACELT1783, ACELA1443, ACELA1453, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELA1460, ACELA1462, ACELT1587, ACELT1589, ACELT1591, ACELT1593, ACELA1475, ACELT1594, ACELT1596, ACELT1599, ACELA1487, ACELA1498, ACELT1602, ACELT1603, ACELT1605, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614