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My Father the Dogby Elizabeth Bluemle
Synopses & Reviews
"Tail-wagging hilarity thats simply doggone funny — and a perfect
Fathers Day gift." — KIRKUS REVIEWS
Dad pretends to be human, but the kids know otherwise. Between first-thing-in-the morning scratching, fetching the paper, snacking, lying around for hours, and even the occasional pit stop behind a tree, the evidence is clear. But so are their fathers steadfast love and loyalty. Arent those the best things about dads and dogs alike? Elizabeth Bluemles amusing, affectionate text and Randy Cecils delightful illustrations create the ultimate tribute to proud papas everywhere —
an irresistible story readers will beg for again and again.
This lyrical picture book is brimming with delightful pirate antics and just the right dose of father-and-son love.
and#8220;This tale will surely be met with delight by the youngest buccaneers.and#8221;and#8212;School Library Journal
It's a yar vessel that can carry this crew of burly pirates, the captain, and his scrappy little son. From the crow's nest to the hold, from the high seas to the island of buried treasure, this boy hangs out with the mostand#160;rough-and-tumble of rogues. And at the end of each day, he gets tucked in by the fiercest pirate of them all: hisand#160;loving and tender dad.and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;
About the Author
ELIZABETH BLUEMLE co-owns the Flying Pig Bookstore in Charlotte, Vermont, with stand-up comedian Josie Leavitt. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing for Children from Vermont College. MY FATHER THE DOG is pure fiction, she says. "This book is not based on my very own father. Honest, Dad, its not."
RANDY CECIL is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including WE'VE ALL GOT BELLY BUTTONS! by David Martin, AND HERE'S TO YOU! by David Elliott, and ONE IS A SNAIL, TEN IS A CRAB by April Pulley Sayre and Jeff Sayre.
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