Welcome to Hound Hotel, the perfect place to board your canine family members. In this four-book collection, readers will enjoy meeting all sorts of dogs through the eyes of eight-year-old Alfie Wilfe, the good-hearted, funny narrator. Every dog that visits the kennel has different needs, and Alfie and his twin sister, Alfreeda, are ready to serve them. The problem is the twins usually disagree about what those needs are!
About the Author
Shelley Swanson Sateren is the award-winning author of many children’s books. She has worked as a children’s book editor and in a children’s bookstore. Today, besides writing, Shelley works with elementary-school-aged children in various settings. She lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with her husband and two sons.
Deborah Melmon has worked as an illustrator for over 25 years. After graduating from Academy of Art University in San Francisco, she started her career illustrating covers for the Palo Alto Weekly newspaper. Since then, she has produced artwork for over twenty children’s books. Her artwork can also be found on giftwrap, greeting cards, and fabric. Deborah lives in Menlo Park, California, and shares her studio with an energetic Airedale Terrier named Mack.