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The Story of Quetch: A Dog's Adventures

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Do you have a student who loves dogs, and is ready to read more advanced English? This story will stretch an 8 to 10 year old's English reading abilities while entertaining them with interesting and witty dog stories that are easy to love (no drama, deaths or abuse by humans in this book).

This is an original animal story by Hugh Lofting, author of the famous ‘Doctor Dolittle’ books. In twelve chapters, read about ‘Quetch’, a dog who ‘set out to seek his fortune’. Thomas Stubbins, the Doctor’s young assistant, faithfully writes down the story, which is told in Quetch’s own words. See the world from an intelligent dog’s point-of-view!

Following each chapter are three reading comprehension questions to be answered in a separate notebook, in complete sentences. There is also a list of five words from the chapter: the student should copy them into the blank space provided, and learn to spell them. Finish up by colouring a simple dog drawing! (There is one drawing at the end of every chapter.)

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June 30, 2015 3:21 pm UTC
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I have a question about the pronunciation of the name "Quetch." Does the "qu" have the typical "qw" sound that qu have when they go together (as in queen or quick)? Or is this just a unique way to spell the word "catch?" Thanks!
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Elise K July 14, 2015 9:22 pm UTC
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Hi Suzanne! I have always thought it was pronounced the same way as the 'qu' in 'quick', but without being able to ask Hugh Lofting himself, this is only my own best guess! 'Quetch' is a name that I have never seen anywhere else . . . maybe he invented it? Thanks for commenting!
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This title was added to our catalog on January 14, 2015.