No Dogs Allowed!

No Dogs Allowed! Cover

No Dogs Allowed!

By Sonia Manzano; Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9780689830884, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2004


This is Iris.

And this is her family:

Shorty the Fortune-teller,Mami the Busy, Papi the Clever, Carmen the Beautiful, plus the Wise Old People, Don Joe the Grocer, and, of course, El Exigente, the Dog (who's very good at sleeping).

Everyone, especially El Exigente, is excited to go to the lake...but will they EVER get there?

About the Author
Sonia Manzano is best known as Maria, one of the first Hispanic characters on "Sesame Street", a role she has delighted in for more than twenty years. She has earned fifteen Emmy Awards as a member of the "Sesame Street" writing staff, and is the author of the picture books "No Dogs Allowed!", "A Box Full of Kittens", and the Pura Belpre Award honored "The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano". Sonia Manzano lives in New York City with her husband.

JON J MUTH has written and illustrated many acclaimed picture books including his Caldecott Honor title, "Zen Shorts", which "Kirkus" proclaimed, As perfect a picture as can be; and "The Three Questions", which the "New York Times Book Review" called quietly life-changing. His book "Zen Ties" was a "New York Times" bestseller. He lives in New York State with his wife and four children.