My Dog Thinks I'm a Genius
By Harriet Ziefert; (Illustrator)
(Blue Apple Books, Hardcover, 9781609050597, 40pp.)
Publication Date: September 13, 2011
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Louie loves watching his young master paint, and when the boy puts his finishing touches on a particularly good self-portrait, Louie barks enthusiastically. One day, when the boy is at school, Louie tries his own paw at painting a still life. Is this purely an accident, or is Louie a "genius," just like his master?
Harriet Ziefert is the author of many children's books. The mother of two and grandmother of five, she lives in South Orange, New Jersey. The author lives in South Orange, NJ.
Barroux studied photography, art, sculpture, and architecture in France at the famous École Estienne and École Boule. He went on to work as an art director in Paris and Montreal. While in Canada, Barroux began illustrating by creating linocut images, and he is now well known for his children's book illustrations.
Praise for Extraordinary Pets
"The gatefold punch lines are unexpected and often deliciously loony...Barroux's powers of persuasion should have readers considering the fun, if not the practicality, of the purchase of a penguin." - Publishers Weekly