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Videos We Love: Cat Tale

If you think this place has gone to the dogs lately, here’s just the post—and here are just the cats—to get things back on track: Michael Hall’s brilliant third picture book, Cat Tale, has charmed yet another reviewer. His own metropolitan area’s newspaper said, “Wordplay and bright, playful illustrations are the hallmarks of Michael Hall’s [...]

Why I Adore HOMER

Okay, so I’m a dog person. In fact, we just got a new puppy at our house (that makes three) and her name is June. Here she is running with pink tulle (and why not?) in the yard. June is at the beginning of her life with a family. She’s only just begun to be [...]

Homer (part two)

By Elisha Cooper I live in New York. I have two daughters, and no dog. When I was a child, we had dogs roaming all over our farm. Because of the freedom they enjoyed, I’ve always been apprehensive about having a dog in the city. Someday we will get a dog, I think.  When I [...]

Homer (part one)

By Elisha Cooper I read somewhere that all stories have one of two plots: man leaves town, or, man comes to town. That’s it. I was thinking about this a few years ago while looking through Kevin Henkes’s Kitten’s First Full Moon, which, in its perfect simplicity, captures the man-leaves-town plot exactly, except that in [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!

May your travels be safe, may all your recipes be successful, and may your elastic waistbands not snap — Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! To help you celebrate, here’s an adorable puppy frolicking in a pumpkin patch, courtesy of Lindsay Barrett George and Maggie’s Ball. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share [...]