Dog Parade (Hardcover)

By Barbara Joosse, Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, 9780152066901, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 8, 2011



Nine diggity dogs get ready to join a doggone jamboree Meet Tinkles, Gracie-pants, Lovie, Fritzie, Weenie, Walter, Comet, Ike, and Jack. It's time for these pups to let their owners dress them up in costume But one of them is shy. Another is too jumpy. Do any of them really want to join the fun? Once they see the silly and cute duds they re wearing, they will But they need to hurry the dog parade won t wait forever. And it's not to be missed

About the Author

Barbara Joosseisthe best-selling author of over thirty books for children. The various editions of her "Mama, Do You Love Me?," illustrated by Barbara Lavallee and published by Chronicle Books, have sold more than a million copies. Barbara lives in a little stone house inWisconsin.

Eugene Yelchin has illustrated various books for children, including "The Rooster Prince of Breslov" by Ann Redisch Stampler. He lives in Los Angeles with his family."

Praise For Dog Parade

"Fans of David McKee’s Elmer’s Special Day (Andersen, 2009) and the story-line sequence of animals on parade will find a contrast here with Joosse’s simple array of dog breeds expressing their opinions about the situation, without a traditional plot."-School Library Journal 

"[An] enthusiastic collection of light verse. . . . Like an actual parade, the exuberant atmosphere-confetti, balloons, costumes, and all-is the main draw."-Publishers Weekly