Bedtime story for kids: Shampoodle

Shampoodle by Joan Holub is one of the Reading Kingdom’s recommended bedtime story for kids. Melissa G. of Sweet on Books explains why:

What You Need to Know:

• Shampoodle is perfect for your young dog lover!
• The language rhymes.
• The picture cues are very strong for your fledgling reader.
• The plot is an amusing romp, and the illustrations are very funny at times.


Today is picture day at the park. The children and their dogs all head over to Salon Shampoodle to get gussied up and look their best. However, the groomers get more than they bargained for with this group of canines. The dogs would rather have fun than sit still for a haircut. Your children will enjoy the very elementary plot, with the entertaining situations these mischievous dogs get themselves into and the amusing companion illustrations.”

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Melissa Bernard

Melissa is Reading Kingdom’s community manager and mom to two daughters, 4 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 tortoises.She is also an advocate for children with special needs as her youngest daughter suffers from Cerebral Palsy.Another major passion for Melissa is animal welfare and she volunteers as a foster parent for stray and abandoned animals.