Poor Louie (Hardcover)
Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763658281, 40pp.
Publication Date: April 11, 2017
Poor Louie Life is perfect for this pup until Mom's belly starts getting bigger. . . . A funny and touching tale for big siblings from the illustrator of the Bink and Gollie series. Louie's life is great A walk on the leash every morning, ice cream on Sundays, snuggling in bed at night with Mom and Dad. Even the playdates with Mom's friends -- despite their little crawling creatures who pull Louie's ears -- aren't all that bad. But then things get weird: cold food on the floor, no room in the bed, and lots of new stuff coming into the house in pairs -- two small beds, two little sweaters, two seats in the stroller. Does that bode double trouble ahead, or could there be a happier surprise in store for Louie? With perfect visual pacing, Tony Fucile takes a familiar story and gives it a comic spin.
About the Author
Tony Fucile is the author-illustrator of Let's Do Nothing! as well as the illustrator of the Bink and Gollie series by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee and two books by Hallie Durand, Mitchell's License and Mitchell Goes Bowling. He has spent more than twenty years designing and animating characters for numerous feature films. Tony Fucile lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.