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Minutka: The Bilingual Dog (Minutka series) (Hardcover)

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With beautifully expressive, witty illustrations and an appealing contemporary design, this book shows kids how much fun it is to be bilingual by introducing them to a teeny-tiny dog who is fluent in English and Polish—and even dreams in both languages. Anyone who has ever known and loved a pet will instantly recognize Minutka's favorite activities: she shakes paw, snatches socks, runs in circles, and has fun around the house and garden with her family and friends. Readers don't need to know Polish (or even be children) to be entranced by this lovable dog.

About the Author


Anna Mycek-Wodecki is the author and illustrator of other editions of "Minutka: The Bilingual Dog" and the illustrator of "How Would it Feel?" Her work has appeared in exhibitions in New York; Rockford, IL; Poland; Sweden; Austria; and France. She owns a graphic design studio and divides her time between Chicago and Warsaw, Poland.

Praise For…


"Both the text and illustrations perfectly depict the frenetic, easily sidetracked nature of a young puppy."  —Children's Literature



"Tiny, but charmingly expressive illustrations add an abundance of humor and capture the pleasure of being bilingual. This book is a gem."  —Carousel



"Minutka is a charming little bilingual pooch who even dreams in two languages. In this version, Minutka speaks Polish and English."  —Kiwi


"A cute book to encourage youngsters to learn both languages at the same time."  —Polish American Journal


"This book can serve as a great introduction to a second language for children who are learning English or Polish. A fun read for children and adults of any age."  —The School Librarian
Product Details
ISBN: 9781840595048
ISBN-10: 1840595043
Publisher: Milet Publishing
Publication Date: September 2007
Pages: 48
Language: Polish
Series: Minutka series