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Publisher Comments:

Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and color are bounding through this irresistible book. Can you choose one dog to love best of all? With playful pencil and watercolor illustrations to delight children and adults alike, everyone will long to bark along with the Chihuahua and tickle the Dalmatian's tummy. This is a wonderfully satisfying book with a twist in the tail.

Review:

"As simple as its title and clever from the start — the copyright page text is arranged in the shape of a bone — Gravett's (Spells) ode to canines riffs on a single note: 'I love dogs.' Following that opening, an unseen narrator elaborates on a wide spectrum of beloved dogs. On the list are dogs large and small, ones that bark and those that don't, dogs that are slow or fast, and those that are hairy or bald. Exemplifying the different characteristics and behaviors are portraits of various breeds (identified on the endpapers) in emotionally evocative, gently humorous poses and situations. A 'chic' pink poodle sporting a jeweled collar and hair bows peers with disdain at a 'shabby' pooch with matted fur, who stands on an overturned garbage can. And two small dogs wear the nervous expressions of shy children as a pair of rowdy 'dogs that play' tear into a stuffed dachshund. Gravett saves the most entertaining image for last, when the narrator's identity is revealed in a kid-pleasing finale. Ages 2 — 6." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

Big dogs, small dogs, stripy dogs, spotty dogs. There are so many different kinds of dogs. How can anyone pick one type of dog to love the most?

Emily Gravett celebrates man's — and kids' — best friend in this delightful book with a clever twist.

Synopsis:

Two-time Kate Greenaway Medalist Gravett explores the wonderful world of dogs in this clever picture book, with a twist ending that will leave everyone laughing. Full color.

Synopsis:

Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and color are bounding through this irresistible book. Can you choose one dog to love best of all? With playful pencil and watercolor illustrations to delight children and adults alike, everyone will long to bark along with the Chihuahua and tickle the Dalmatian's tummy. This is a wonderfully satisfying book with a twist in the tail.

About the Author

Emily Gravett is the author and illustrator of The Rabbit Problem, Dogs, Spells, The Odd Egg, Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal), Monkey and Me and Meerkat Mail. Her first book, Wolves, was the winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Award for Illustration. Her second book, Orange Pear Apple Bear, a Quills Award finalist and on the shortlist for the Kate Greenaway Medal, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. Emily lives in Brighton, England, with her partner, their daughter, and the family dog.  Visit her at emilygravett.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416987031
Author:
Gravett, Emily
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Concepts - Opposites
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Dogs
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 x 10 in 13.93 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 32 pages Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing - English 9781416987031 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "As simple as its title and clever from the start — the copyright page text is arranged in the shape of a bone — Gravett's (Spells) ode to canines riffs on a single note: 'I love dogs.' Following that opening, an unseen narrator elaborates on a wide spectrum of beloved dogs. On the list are dogs large and small, ones that bark and those that don't, dogs that are slow or fast, and those that are hairy or bald. Exemplifying the different characteristics and behaviors are portraits of various breeds (identified on the endpapers) in emotionally evocative, gently humorous poses and situations. A 'chic' pink poodle sporting a jeweled collar and hair bows peers with disdain at a 'shabby' pooch with matted fur, who stands on an overturned garbage can. And two small dogs wear the nervous expressions of shy children as a pair of rowdy 'dogs that play' tear into a stuffed dachshund. Gravett saves the most entertaining image for last, when the narrator's identity is revealed in a kid-pleasing finale. Ages 2 — 6." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , Big dogs, small dogs, stripy dogs, spotty dogs. There are so many different kinds of dogs. How can anyone pick one type of dog to love the most?

Emily Gravett celebrates man's — and kids' — best friend in this delightful book with a clever twist.

"Synopsis" by , Two-time Kate Greenaway Medalist Gravett explores the wonderful world of dogs in this clever picture book, with a twist ending that will leave everyone laughing. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and color are bounding through this irresistible book. Can you choose one dog to love best of all? With playful pencil and watercolor illustrations to delight children and adults alike, everyone will long to bark along with the Chihuahua and tickle the Dalmatian's tummy. This is a wonderfully satisfying book with a twist in the tail.
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