Went Out to Get a Donut—Came Home With a Muffin

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About the author:
Laura W. Eckroat is the author of A Simpler Time, Daisy: A Life Cycle Series, The Life of Bud, Went Out to Get a Donut, Came Home with a Muffin, and What's in the Corner? A Muffin "Tail."

Laura was born and raised in Whiting, Indiana. She has lived in Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, and Texas. She now resides in Wisconsin with her husband, Steven, and their two rescue dogs-Muffin and Shadow.

Mrs. Eckroat is an elementary school teacher and a lifetime Chicago Bears football fan. She enjoys gardening, reading, writing and doing fundraisers for dogs.

Went Out to Get a Donut-Came Home With a Muffin

Authored by Laura W. Eckroat
Illustrated by Greg White
Edition: Second Edition

Went Out to Get a Donut-Came Home With a Muffin is a happy-go-lucky, singalong story of adopting a pup named Muffin. The colorful illustrations by Greg White perfectly complement a wonderful tale that will engage our smallest readers while teaching love for our companion animals.


Went Out to Get a Donut is a fun book to read to your child while at the same time introducing the importance of adopting and rescuing animals. Mrs. Eckroat helps start the conversations with this book.-Sherwin Daryani, Executive Director, Operation Kindness, Carrolton, TX

Went Out to Get a Donut is a charming, whimsical way to engage the littlest readers into the importance of animal rescue. I recommend this book to parents and teachers everywhere who want to add some humane education to their reading repertoire.-Michelle Sathe, Author, Pit Stops: Crossing the Country with Loren the Rescue Bully and Board Member of The Brittany Foundation and Bow-Wows and Meows, Inc.

... Came Home With a Muffin will win the hearts of children of all ages. The story behind the story is equally engaging and charming. It will become a favorite for dog lovers everywhere.-Carolyn Hedgecock, Haltom City, TX, Author Locker Letters

Publication Date:
1946044121 / 9781946044129
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 8.5"
Full Color with Bleed
Related Categories:
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Dogs

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