Poodle and Hound by Kathryn Lasky, leveled books L-M
Poodle likes pom-poms in her hair, she tells great stories, and she wants to plant flowers in the garden. Hound, on the other hand, likes to read the newspaper, he likes to quietly observe the stars, and he wants to plant a vegetable garden. Despite their differences, Poodle and Hound are best friends, and always find ways to appreciate each other's unique qualities. The book contains three short stories which are sure to be a hit with beginning chapter book readers.