Dog Diaries

Secret Writings of the WOOF Society

By Erik Brooks (Illustrator); Betsy Byars; Betsy Duffey; Laurie Myers
(Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), Hardcover, 9780805079579, 80pp.)

Publication Date: May 1, 2007

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description

It is the first annual meeting of the WOOF Society. Dogs of all different backgrounds and breeds have gathered together to listen to the diaries of twelve dogs from around the world and throughout history. Abu is the ruler of ancient Egypt, but Miu, the Royal Cat, continues to challenge him, except at night.  Tidbit, born the runt of the litter, becomes a star singer at the Grand Ole Opry.  Jip leads his blinded master back home from the Civil War.  Mimi, a dog living in Paris, shares her tips on bathroom protocol and dinnertime etiquette. And eight more! Betsy Byars and her daughters, Laurie Myers and Betsy Duffey, the trio who brought you MY DOG, MY HERO and THE SOS FILE, have pooled their talents once again to write on a subject they love.  DOG DIARIES is a collection of humorous and touching stories, complemented by Erik Brooks' black-and-white illustrations, that will appeal to dog lovers of all ages. 




About the Author

Betsy Byars, a Newbery Medal winner, and her two daughters, Betsy Duffey and Laurie Myers—both well-known authors of books for young readers—have together written several popular story collections. Betsy Byars lives in South Carolina, and her daughters live in Georgia. betsybyars.com; betsyduffey.com

Erik Brooks has illustrated Boo’s Dinosaur by Betsy Byars and Monkey Business by Shirley Climo. He lives in the Methow Valley in north central Washington. erikbrooks.com

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