Albert, the Dog Who Liked to Ride in Taxis

By Cynthia Zarin; Pierre Pratt (Illustrator)
(Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, Hardcover, 9780689847622, 32pp.)

Publication Date: January 6, 2004

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Description

Always Albert hopes for rain. On rainy days Mrs. Crabtree takes him with her for taxi rides. So much better than walks.

One day -- brilliantly sunny, for a surprise -- Albert hops a taxi alone. More than one taxi, actually.

You will never guess where he goes!




About the Author

Cynthia Zarin is a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine and an Artist-in-Residence at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

She is the author of several books of poetry and four picture books for children: Rose and Sebastian; What Do You See When You Shut Your Eyes?; Wallace Hoskins, the Boy Who Grew Down; and Albert, the Dog Who Liked to Ride in Taxis. She lives with her family in Manhattan.

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