Mr. Putter & Tabby Walk the Dog

Mr. Putter & Tabby Walk the Dog

By Cynthia Rylant; Arthur Howard (Illustrator)

Harcourt Brace and Company, Paperback, 9780152008918, 44pp.

Publication Date: March 1994


When their neighbor Mrs. Teaberry hurts her foot, Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, volunteer to walk her dog for a week. They soon discover that Zeke isn t a dream dog after all. He might even be . . . a nightmare After three days of Zeke's tugging, wrapping around trees, and chasing other dogs, how will Mr. Putter and Tabby make it through the week? Illustrator Arthur Howard captures their humorous predicament in lively watercolor-and-pencil illustrations.

About the Author
Cynthia Rylant's gift for conveying the enchantment and beauty to be found in everyday life is seen in such award-winning books as Missing May, winner of the Newbery Medal; A Fine White Dust, a Newbery Honor Book; and The Relatives Came and When I Was Young in the Mountains, both Caldecott Honor Books.

Books she's written and illustrated include the much-beloved Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven.

Cynthia Rylant grew up in West Virginia. She now lives in the Pacific Northwest.

Arthur Howard is the illustrator of "Goatilocks "by Erica Perl, "Noodle & Lou "by Liz Garton Scanlon, and the Mr. Putter and Tabby series and Gooseberry Park books by Cynthia Rylant as well as his own picture books. He has also coauthored and illustrated many books of humor for adults and appeared for seven seasons in the PBS math-oriented production Square One Television. He lives in New York City.