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Norman, Speak!

Caroline Adderson's children's book, illustrated by Qin Leng, is about a dog that doesn't understand English.

Caroline Adderson, illustrated by Qin Leng

When Norman the dog is adopted from the animal shelter, his family discovers he can't — or won't — follow commands. He doesn't even know his name. But the family soon discovers why: Norman doesn't know English commands, he only understands commands in Chinese.

A charming story about miscommunication and the love a family can have for a pet, Norman, Speak! is a humorous story with whimsical illustrations that readers of all ages will enjoy.

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