Hooray for Dogs

Hooray for Dogs

by Alexandra Day


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Hooray for Dogs by Alexandra Day

Day is the creator of the Good Dog, Carl series of children's books. During her years studying her dog models and illustrating them, she has learned much about these animal friends. This collection conveys the affection humans have for their dogs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595832641
Publisher: Laughing Elephant
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Pages: 67
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

Alexandra Day and her husband, Harold Darling, established the Green Tiger Press in 1970. In 1983, Harold and Sandra were visiting Zurich, Switzerland, when they came across a volume of old German picture sheets, one of which featured a poodle playing with a baby who was supposed to be taking a nap. This image provided the inspiration for "Good Dog, Carl," which successfully began what would become an increasingly popular picture book series. The Darling's own dog, a Rottweiler named Toby, was the model for the first book's main character. Since then, three other Darling Rottweilers have posed as Carl in the sequels. The Darlings now live in Seattle, Washington, where they have a ten-thousand-book library, primarily filled with illustrated children's books.

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