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Review: “Bow-Wow-Meow”

June 6, 2017

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Bow-Wow-Meow Written by Bianca Lacasa Illustrated by Gómez NubeOcho May 2017 40 pages Fabio is a beagle with a major identity issue. He doesn’t do normal dog stuff like wag his tail, or play fetch, or even bark. When his boy Max shouts “Bow-wow,” he just looks puzzled. To Max’s complete surprise he discovers that […]

Review: Mae and June and the Wonder Wheel

January 25, 2017

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Mae and June and the Wonder Wheel Written by Charise Mericle Harper Illustrated by Ashley Spires Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers February 2017 128 pages June’s best friend is her dog Sammy because he talks to her — but only her — and they both enjoy on-the-ground disco dancing. Sammy and June are […]

Review: The Wizard’s Dog

December 7, 2016

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The Wizard’s Dog Written by Eric Kahn Gale Illustrated by Dave Phillips Crown Books for Young Readers January 2017 288 pages Nosewise is Merlin’s devoted canine companion with a case of separation anxiety. Though he is the wizard’s dog, it’s the apprentice Morgana who introduces him to magic. Quite by accident they discover that contact […]

Review: Marcel

November 17, 2016

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Marcel By Eda Akaltun Flying Eye Books September 2016 40 pages Marcel may be a French bulldog but in his soul he’s a bona fide New Yorker. Marcel and his human love their downtown neighborhood for its bagels, jazz, and doggy spa. He has no interest in uptown Manhattan except he imagines that the museum […]

Review: Lucy

August 18, 2016

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Lucy By Randy Cecil Candlewick Press August 2016 144 pages In the town of Bloomville, every morning a little white street dog makes her rounds and stops in front of a red door. She patiently waits for a girl named Eleanor to lower a scrap of food tied to a piece of string from her […]

Review: Free Days with George

May 3, 2016

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Free Days with George Learning Life’s Little Lessons from One Very Big Dog By Colin Campbell Anchor Canada May 2016 224 pages In what has become a common thread in most man-meets-dog memoirs, Campbell’s wife walked out on him and George the dog saves his life. What distinguishes this dogoir from the others is well […]

Review: Bobbie the Wonder Dog

April 12, 2016

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Bobbie the Wonder Dog Written by Tricia Brown Illustrated by Cary Porter WestWinds Press April 2016 32 pages Young or old, everyone loves a good dog story. And it’s even better when the story is true. In Bobbie the Wonder Dog,” Tricia Brown tells the true story of a Collie mix that became famous in […]