"Numerous books have dealt with the effect of a pet's death on a child, but few are as true to a child's feelings as the latest work by the author and artist of many previous stories about Jim and his classmates."-- "The Horn Book" "A useful book for children coping with the trauma of a pet's death."-- "School Library Journal"
Everyone in the first grade feels sad when they hear that Jim's dog Muffins has been killed. His friends try to help him feel better, but Jim won't talk or listen to anyone. All he can do is think about his dog.
Then Jim's friend Paul has an idea. Will Paul's plan help Jim cry and laugh about the times he shared with Muffins?