Synopses & Reviews
Originally published in 1902, this book is the diary of a day in the life of a less-than-well-behaved dog who, nonetheless, charms an entire household. This roguish hero tells the story of a rather eventful day in his life in his own voicecaptivating old and young alike with his wit and ability to get away with virtually every canine crime imaginable without punishment. Stealing food, muddying the house, and attacking the household cat are all in a days work for this mischievous yet lovable dog, who always manages to get off scot-free.
“The roguish hero tells his story in a captivating and witty voice that perfectly complements the humorous illustrations.” —DOG & KENNEL Magazine
First published in a large format in 1902, 'A Dog Day' has reprinted 20 times and appeared in large and small editions. It has been continuously in demand. The story of a day in the life of a lovable scamp, told by the dog himself, it has captivated generations and has that rare quality of appealing to young and old alike. Once more available in a facsimile of the small 1950 edition, it is certain to capture the hearts of thousands more readers.
About the Author
Walter Emanuel was a longtime contributor to Punch magazine.