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Sixteen kid-friendly rhymes accompany funny photographic portraits of dogs in this delightful picture book. A salty dog’s lament of traveling the world is perfectly captured in ballad form; a finicky Yorkie expresses her bathing preferences in common meter; while a Paul Bunyan-esque golden lab celebrates the outdoors in haiku form. This collection of canine poems and photos will enchant dog lovers of all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375856419
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 01/13/2009
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Amy Schmidt has been writing children’s poetry and short stories for several years.

Ron Schmidt studied photography in college and worked with several high fashion and celebrity photographers before opening his own studio.

Ron and Amy live in the Northeast with their two children, Rory and Tess, and their gigantic white dog. They enjoy spending time with their family and advocating for animal welfare and literacy causes.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I got this book as a birthday present for a 3yr old dog crazy boy. He just loved it! The verses are catchy and the photos are amazing.
danusia on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Simple, short poems that coincide with the photographs of dogs, posing with props. Font and text is layouted in such a way as to indicate movement of the words or pauses in speech. Photography is AWESOME. Animals lovers will agree.
Patrice-Marion More than 1 year ago
Who could believe that children of all ages (2 to 92) could enjoy the same book! The pictures make you giggle, the stories make you think, and the dicussions you can have are endless! There is only one group of people who won't like this book, and that is people who don't like dogs.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We have Four kids, ages 2-13. This book has been a pure enjoyment for all of us. It's a Favorite in our home .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago