Made for Each Other: Why Dogs and People Are Perfect Partners

ISBN13: 9781101931042 ISBN10: 1101931043 Crown Books for Young Readers, 2018   I’m delighted with the reception for my latest dog book “Made for Each Other: Why Dogs and People Are Perfect Partners”!  I had great fun working on this project.  I got to meet lots of wonderful people and adorable dogs, and …

Dog on Board: The True Story of Eclipse, the Bus-Riding Dog

ISBN13: 9780399549885     ISBN10: 0399549889 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers, January 2016 Have you heard of Eclipse, Seattle’s bus riding dog?  Dog on Board, tells her story.  Take a look for book details, and watch the video, from Seattle’s KOMO TV, and this one, from the King County Department of Transportation.  You’ll fall …

Dog Stories

As I scanned the shelves of old books from our family’s collection in my brother’s study, I spotted “The Fireside Book of Dog Stories.”  I had vague memories of it from childhood and was in the mood for reading shorter pieces about dogs, so I borrowed it.  Turns out this …

Fifteen Dogs, an Intriguing Book

I recently finished reading Fifteen Dogs, by Canadian author André Alexis.  This thoughtful book uses dogs given ‘human intelligence’ to explore questions of thought, feeling, life and death, and other aspects of what it means to be human or canine.  I would recommend it to all philosophically inclined readers, not just for dog lovers. …

Nuremberg Dogs

Our first stop in Europe was Nuremberg, Germany, infamous as a Nazi center of activity and for the trials of Nazi war criminals, but a lovely city to visit today.  We happened to visit at the opening of the Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival.  This city is using its dark …