Five-year-old Jenny loves apple pie almost as much as she loves her puppy, Sam. When Jenny celebrates her birthday, the special pie she makes for Sam surprises the whole party, including Jenny herself. This heartwarming tale of a girl and her dog will appeal to anyone who loves birthday parties, puppies, and pie—and that means everyone! Author Jay Williams, an award-winning novelist and recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, is the creator of the Danny Dunn young adult adventures. His books for children have been praised by the Boys' Club of America and the Pacific Northwest Library Association. Puppy Pie is the first book by illustrator Wayne Blickenstaff, a prominent advertising artist. His daughter, wife, and family dog modeled for the charming, realistic illustrations that appear on every page.