Buster & Phoebe: The Great Bone Game
Houghton Mifflin Co., 2003
(early chapter book)
Phoebe's tactics for getting all the bones are thwarted by Buster's good nature and dumb luck. In three short stories, Phoebe teaches Buster how to train his bones, Buster tries to keep from losing his collection of bones, and finally discovers that being rich in friends is best of all.
Buster and Phoebe: The Great Bone Game is a Oppenheim Gold book and a Maryland Blue Crab Honor book for early readers.