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DOG DAYS OF SUMMER: Dogs by Emily Gravett



Product Description

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

Product Details

  • Reading level: Ages 4-8
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing; 1 edition (February 9, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1416987037
  • ISBN-13: 978-1416987031

LOOK!  Another dachshund cover!  I don't have this one in my collection yet, but I think I need to put it on my wishlist.   That is one beautiful drawing of a really cute pup.


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