Patch is a one-of-a-kind dog. His fur is a patchwork of colors; others make fun of him for it. Kids will identify with Patch as he navigates his way through the experience of being different. With a little help from his mother, Patch figures out how to make friends with bullies by sharing. But there’s another message at the end of this book—it feels better to be yourself than to give up what makes you unique. Young readers will delight in this tale about a rainbow-colored dog who responds to animosity with kindness and learns to celebrate what makes him unique. Key Selling Points • Tried and true: Kids love dogs. And rainbows. Putting them together makes for a winning combination! Patch is a loveable, rainbow-colored dog who will surely capture the hearts of young readers. • When they go low…: Patch responds to the other animals’ taunts with kindness and offers to share his colors. Taking the high road turns the bullies into friends in this story that reflects the complexities of childhood relationships. • Just be yourself: The message is timeless and bears repeating—even though you might stand out from the crowd, it feels good to celebrate what makes you you!