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Who wants to be a poodle I don't


Trixie Twinkle toes, a poodle, lives a very pampered life with Mademoiselle Verity Brulee. She has a maid, a cook, and a butler! No one understands that Trixie Twinkle Toes doesn't like any of the pampering and special treatment; she wanted to be like other dogs. She decides to act out, but every time she does Mademoiselle Brulee calls the vet, the pet psychic, or the pooch psychiatrist. no one can understand Trixie, until finally one rainy day, Trixie sees a dog drowning in a puddle and jumps in to save her. When Mademoiselle saw how daring her poodle was, she let her run with the other dogs. Trixie was finally happy, except for one small thing...


Child, Lauren


Candlewick Press


Child, Lauren



City of Publication

Somerville, MA

Year of Publication


Author of Abstract

Abstract provided by Laura Barbe, 2011


Child, Lauren, “Who wants to be a poodle I don't,” Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University, accessed October 1, 2023,
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