bow wow meow meow
it's rhyming cats and dogs
By Douglas Florian
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152163952, 56pp.)
Publication Date: April 2003
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It's rhyming cats and dogs in Douglas Florian's furrr-ocious collection of twenty-one original poems and paintings about our favorite animal friends. From barking Chihuahuas and pointing pointers to leaping leopards and purring Persians, here is a canine and feline compendium certain to have everyone barking for joy.
DOUGLAS FLORIAN is the creator of many acclaimed picture books and poetry collections, including lizards, frogs, and polliwogs; mammalabilia; and insectlopedia. He lives in New York City.
"A high-spirited treat for animal lovers and an inspiration for young poets and painters."
"Wit and whimsy are everywhere..."
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