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Dogs on the Bed

Elizabeth Bluemle, Anne Wilsdorf (Illustrator)

Paperback

List Price: 6.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/14/2008)

Description

“Exuberant, rhyming text delights the ear as the hilarious illustrations engage the eye.” — School Library Journal

What’s a family to do when the bed is overrun by dogs? Move over, of course! In this rollicking, rhyming romp, Mom, Dad, and the kids settle in for a peaceful story before sleep — but their canine companions have other plans. Dog owners will recognize the familiar shenanigans pets engage in at bedtime in this spirited story with humorous illustrations.


Praise For Dogs on the Bed

Anyone who lets their dogs sleep on the bed will find this tale doggone funny.
—Kirkus Reviews

The exuberant, rhyming text delights the ear as the hilarious illustrations engage the eye in this kid- and dog-friendly tale.
—School Library Journal

Rousing rhymes and frequent refrains provide continuous, peppy entertainment, and the occasional altered rhythms will keep readers and listeners on their toes. The colorful, chaotic illustrations are filled with witty elements.
—Booklist

Bluemle’s exuberant but tightly constructed verses bound across the page and Anne Wilsdorf’s playful illustrations provide the ideal compliment.
—The Franklin Journal (Portland, ME)

Spirited story with humorous illustrations…rollicking, rhyming romp…Dog owners will recognize the familiar shenanigans pets engage in at bedtime.,
—Pets Quarterly

The watercolor illustrations bubble over with the frenzied energy of dogs finding their place of comfort at bedtime.
—California Kids!

This rollicking, rhyming romp will certainly elicit a few chuckles as you see how bent on disrupting story time these pooches can be.
—Aptos Times

Candlewick, 9780763667368, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2013



About the Author

Elizabeth Bluemle, author of MY FATHER THE DOG, illustrated by Randy Cecil, lives and works in Vermont, where she co-owns the Flying Pig Bookstore in Shelburne.

Anne Wilsdorf was born in Angola. She lives in Lausanne, Switzerland, where she teaches illustration.