||My Friend, Matilda
Honorable Mention 2006
A boy and his golden
retriever teach the significance of “petship”/friendship
while facing difficult times. A touching, heart-warming
story about unconditional love, filled with little lessons
about the importance of friendships. An activity page
follows the story.
Excerpts from text:
Hi! I’ve got something to tell you,
Might help when you’re blue
A story about a dear friend and me,
Loving and faithful to the thousandth degree!
This rhyme I’m sharing is about Matilda, my pet,
Please sit back and listen you’ll have no regret…