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The Adventures of Taxi Dog

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ISBN13: 9780140566659
ISBN10: 0140566651
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Maxi, a homeless mutt in New York City, has always fended for himself. Then one day a kind taxi driver named Jim offers him friendship, a home, and a place in the front seat! From that moment on, Maxi and Jim revel in the sights and sounds of the city, and share all sorts of wild adventures-from rushing two clowns and a chimp to the circus, to singing duets with an opera diva! These and other adventures are brilliantly depicted in Mark Buehner's witty, detail-packed oil paintings.

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It's a dog-eat-dog world in New York City. But homeless mutt Maxi's life takes a turn for the better when a kind taxi driver named Jim offers him friendship, a home--and a place in the front seat! Full-color illustrations.

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His name is Maxi and he rides in a taxi with his best friend Jim every day!<P>Maxi the dog spends his days roaming the city streets, scavenging for food. Then one day a kind taxi driver named Jim offers him friendship, a home, and a place in the front seat. From that moment on, Maxi and Jim share all sorts of crazy adventures — involving opera singers, circus clowns, and one hilarious Groucho Marx disguise!

About the Author

Debra Barracca, in collaboration with her husband Sal Barracca, is the author of The Adventures of Taxi Dog (Dial) and Maxi, the Hero (Dial and Puffin). They live in Katonah, New York.

The husband-and-wife team behind the best-selling Snowmen at Night and Snowmen at Christmas, Carolyn and Mark Buehner are also the creators of the award-winning Fanny’s Dream. Upcoming collaborations include an original fairy tale about a lonely princess who decides to become a hairdresser. They live in Utah with their nine children.

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lucy477, December 9, 2008 (view all comments by lucy477)
This is an amazing rhyming story! Find the hidden black cat on each page. Great rhythm and city scapes.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140566659
Author:
Buehner, Mark
Author:
Buehner, Mark
Author:
Barracca, Sal
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Lifestyles - City Life
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Taxicabs
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Subject:
Transportation
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
Picture Puffin Books
Series Volume:
no. 6
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.01x10.80x.18 in. .31 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , It's a dog-eat-dog world in New York City. But homeless mutt Maxi's life takes a turn for the better when a kind taxi driver named Jim offers him friendship, a home--and a place in the front seat! Full-color illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , His name is Maxi and he rides in a taxi with his best friend Jim every day!<P>Maxi the dog spends his days roaming the city streets, scavenging for food. Then one day a kind taxi driver named Jim offers him friendship, a home, and a place in the front seat. From that moment on, Maxi and Jim share all sorts of crazy adventures — involving opera singers, circus clowns, and one hilarious Groucho Marx disguise!

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