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Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Lyndsey Fairley

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Jake the growling dog has been a family favorite series in our house and this one was no different. My kids love the pictures more than listening to me read the story but they at least listen through the first time. I love how relatable these stories are.

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Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Beth McKitrick

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book was exactly what my kindergarten-age son needed. He has been struggling with fears and worries lately, and this book helps address these things beautifully. I really appreciated the notes at the end of the book for parents, as I was at a bit of a loss at how to help him handle these big feelings. I also appreciated the subtle representation for kids with disabilities – the character Tuck opened up a discussion with my son and allowed him to ask questions without the risk of being insensitive to a real person. We talked about why someone might be missing a limb, that it can happen to anybody, and that they can still play and do everything that he and I can, they just might have to do things a little differently and that’s okay. I thought the pictures were very cute and that the writing did a beautiful job of being descriptive while remaining simple enough that my son could read most of it, as well as being enjoyable and engaging with its easy flow and rhyming scheme. Plus, my son loves animal books, so it was able to keep his interest! We will definitely be looking at the other “Jake the Growling Dog” books after reading this one!

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Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail: A Touching Tale of Sharing, Disability Awareness, Kindness, and Overcoming Fears by Samantha Shannon – Review by Roxsanne Lesieur.

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Jake the Growling Dog is back in another adventure where he is enjoying life and part of that is walking on the trail he loves to go down everyday, it helps him to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of life in the woods near where he lives. He likes to see what new sights and sounds are around, especially when his best friend Neet is with him, but one day he is walking down his trail when something doesn’t look or smell right and it makes them worry that it is something he might not want to share his trail with.

As Jake and Neet try to figure out what has made the strange tracks on the ground and whether whatever made the tracks is dangerous, their legs start to shake and their minds go spinning until they hear something start to pass by and they get scared and so they go and hide. When they are safe and alone they come out and go home, but the experience has made Jake’s head hurt and when he tried to get to sleep, he had bad dreams, but when his friends Bodhi and Luna come to visit, Jake tells them what happened and how he might not want to share his trail and how it is making him feel when he thinks about it.

Will Bodhi, Luna, Jake and Neet be able to work together to figure out the mystery of the new tracks and smell on the trail, or will their fears get the better of them? This is a beautifully written story about sharing, facing fears and not being afraid of something new and different which can be enjoyed by adults and children alike with some excellent activities at the end around the themes contained in the story.

Reviewed by @roxsannel

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Jake the Growling dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Tatyana Turley

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

My rating 5 out of 5 stars.

This was such a cute book that follows a dog, Jake, and his friends. It shares awareness on disability and being kind. Even as an adult this book was touching and heartfelt. A great read for anyone!

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Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Chrissy Spulak

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon has once again stolen my heart. Much like the first two books, book number three touches on so many good lessons for young children to learn, and shares them in a way that will resonate with anyone. When Jake fears to encounter anything new on the hiking trail that he built, he must learn that difference isn’t always bad. This book teaches children the importance of sharing and including others. This is a wonderful book series to give and share with your children, no matter how old they are. Furthermore, the author is a licensed counselor, and her background in education only adds to the credibility of this series. My daughter is one and truly enjoys looking at the colorful pictures and hearing about Jake and his friends. 5 out of 5 stars for Jake!

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Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail: A Touching Tale of Sharing, Disability Awareness, Kindness, and Overcoming Fears, Samantha Shannon ~ Colleen Guggenberger

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Jake the Growling Dog is one of my favourites, and this story has made it to a must have a read list for me with my students. This story is fun, moves a nice pace, keeps the kids engaged and delivers a wonderful message. It makes the reader feel safe, and good about themselves, as we all should.
Thank you yet again for such a fun, comforting, and teaching tool.
I definitely recommend this to anyone who either has children or works with them.

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Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Tara Johnson Barnes

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Jake the Growling Dog Shares his Trail is the third book in the Jake The Growling Dog Series. Jake loves taking walks down his favorite trail but one day while out for a walk with his friend Neet, they stumble onto something different that scares them. Jake and his friend Neet are worried about the discovery and find it hard to sleep. Jake’s friends Bodhi and Luna come over to play and decide to help their friend, so he does not have to worry alone. The friends set out for an adventure together to figure out what this strange discovery was that Jake discovered on his favorite trail.

Jake The Growling Dog shares his trail is a beautifully written story and the author does an amazing job teaching her readers valuable life lessons. Samantha Shannon describes through her characters the power of friendship and how we are never truly alone if we have friends by our side. Through Jake and his friends, she says that being different is okay and that everyone gets scared sometimes but that is okay too. Samantha Shannon gives some great tips and resources at the end of the book for both parents and children. I highly recommend this book for young and old alike.

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Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Barbara Stegall

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Barbara Stegall
I just fell in love with Jake! What a great story for the kids. I loved the message and how it is delivered to the kids. I read the book to my grandson who also liked the book. We then had a good chat about making friends. Thank you for this special book!

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Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Hailey Hop

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

My son absolutely loved this book! We start out with Jake and Neet exploring a trail when Jake notices suspicious tracks. Both he and Neet become scared, imagining scary beasts! But thanks to a few other dog friends, Jake is able to find the source of the tracks and overcome the fear.
This book is an easy read but tackles a tough issue for kids! This helped my son to explore his fears and learn to overcome them. I definitely recommend parents of young children to buy this book!

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Jake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail (Jake the Growling Dog Book 3) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Heather Lovelace

Jake the Growling Dog Shares His TrailJake the Growling Dog Shares His Trail by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I have thoroughly enjoyed this series of books and having something so timely and beautiful to share with my daughters. This latest tale from Jake was everything I have come to expect and love. Just a beautiful story and one that I will gladly read with my girls over and over.

Reviewed by @heatherlovelace
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