Dog Diaries: Secret Writings of the Woof Society
|Author:||Betsy Cromer Byars|
It is the first annual meeting of the WOOF Society. Dogs of all different backgrounds and breeds have gathered together to listen to the stories 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, the runt of his 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!Humorous and at times touching, this collection of ultra-short stories is perfect for dog-loving reluctant readers.
This collection of short stories combines the bedrocks of mass appeal: dogs, humor, and short chapters brimming with illustrations. "Booklist" A great choice for newly independent readers or sharing with groups. "Kirkus on Cat Diaries" Drama, humor, excitement, and love fuel these short, well-written stories that are certain to be relished by dog lovers. "Booklist on My Dog, My Hero""
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. 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.