Entries Tagged as 'Animal Shelters'

Maggie’s Second Chance

November 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT As soon as a review copy of Maggie’s Second Chance: A Gentle Dog’s Rescue arrived, I looked through it and knew that Gryphon Press had another wonderful title with the release of this fantastic book. However, the true test is that of the intended audience, and in this case, the book […]

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Gowanus Dogs

August 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Dark subject matter and equally dark drawings comprise Gowanus Dogs, the story of a family of homeless dogs and the homeless man who changes their lives and whose life is in turn changed through knowing them. Though the illustrations remain in the same shades-of-grey tenor throughout the book, our spirits are lifted by […]

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Walter the Farting Dog

July 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Betty and Billy and their parents rescue Walter from a shelter.  He stinks and no one else wants him.  They soon learn that he has a stink that doesn’t wash out – he’s a chronic farter.  No matter what he eats, no matter what he’s doing, he can’t stop farting.  Betty and Billy don’t mind, […]

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A Dazzling Display of Dogs

May 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT A Dazzling Display of Dogs is dazzling indeed!  The book is comprised of non-linear poems that are set within bright illustrations. Michael Wertz’s graphic illustrations makes each poem sparkle and dance.  Author Betsy Franco keeps her poems short but each captures the essence of the doggie moment.  My favorite is “Found at the […]

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