Where's Stretch?

Where's Stretch? Cover

Published by Candlewick Press

A Child magazine Best Picture Book of 2004 selection.

It's washing day and Stretch the dachshund needs a bath, but his family can't figure out where he is hiding.


The family dachshund needs a bath in Where's Stretch?: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Karen Pandell, illus. by Jill McElmurry. Thus begins a house-wide search, as Mom, Dad and two bespectacled sisters search behind doors and under a table and bed for their elusive pooch. McElmurry's household seems straight out of the early 20th century, from Mom's bob haircut down to the claw-foot tub and patterned wallpaper. —Publisher's Weekly

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© 2012 Jill McElmurry