bookspacePhoto of readermy comments
 home > bookspace > my comments > comment: dog parade /
Subscribe via RSS 
Dog parade
Joosse, Barbara M.
Easy Picture Book JOOSSE

Comments  Summary  Reviews  Author Notes

From Publishers' Weekly:

In Joosse's (Friends [Mostly]) enthusiastic collection of light verse, various dogs introduce themselves as they don costumes for a parade, but it's Yelchin's (Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku) humorous gouache illustrations that provide much of the book's appeal. Each dog tells its own story. A terrier announces, "I'm Tinkles. Gotta pee," while a mutt declares, "I was in the pound, and you found me./ You named me Lovie." Dog aficionados will appreciate the breed-specific traits the dogs possess. Jack the Chihuahua is a toughie ("yipyipyipyipyip.... Lemme at 'em. Lemme at 'em"), while the pug is a Southern belle ("Don'tcha love my smoky eyes-bat bat?"). Each dog's soliloquy is followed, at the turn of the page, with the dog dressed in a generally character-appropriate costume. The Chihuahua is shown in prisoner's stripes with a ball and chain, and the pug wears a pink-ribboned bonnet. The eventual parade, like an artist's portfolio, features a plethora of dogs marching in costume. Plot is beside the point: like an actual parade, the exuberant atmosphere-confetti, balloons, costumes, and all-is the main draw. Ages 4-8. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

From Library Journal:
This review is not available

Be the first to add a comment! Share your thoughts about this title. Would you recommend it? Why or why not?

Question about returns, requests or other account details?
 Add a Comment
Submission Guidelines

Find this title in the Library Catalog
Find this title in the Library Catalog


more titles about

recent comments
hcl mobile app
hclib
mobile
app
Facebook Twitter Tumblr YouTube Vimeo Flickr Federal Depository Library Federal
Depository
Library
Hennepin County Government Hennepin
County
Government
© 2014  Hennepin County Library12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305 Comments and Feedback    |    RSS