Is There a Dog in This Book? by Viviane Schwarz
  

Is There a Dog in This Book?

Written by Viviane Schwarz
Illustrated by Viviane Schwarz

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   5+ readers   
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With an irresistible story that directly involves the reader, this book's clever design and bright, gestural illustrations make for a LOT of fun for cat (and dog) lovers! It is a completely interactive book brimming over with all kinds of fantastic flaps and fabulous flips that reveal lots of little surprises and jokes for children to enjoy and even for parents to share with their toddlers too!

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Is There a Dog in This Book? by Viviane Schwarz

In this third title in the extraordinarily inventive, brilliantly interactive Cats series from award-winning illustrator Viviane Schwarz - our three favourite picture book cats Tiny, Moonpie and Andre make a new furry friend...Something smells funny...what can it be? Wait, hang on a second, is it a DOG? Is there a dog in this book?! Oh no! Tiny, Moonpie and Andre are SCARED of dogs! Dogs are snappy and yappy, smelly and noisy and...they HATE cats. So, they all try and hide from him - behind the couch, under the piano, in the wardrobe - but when the little doggy finally finds them, well, they simply can't get enough of him! He is really very soft. And they want YOU to love him, too - go on, just give him a little cuddle.

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Packed with lively drawings and text, this inventive book will liven up bedtimes as little hands lift up the flaps to help search for the hidden dog * Prima Baby & Pregnancy * A wonderful, interactive story for the whole family. -- Marilyn Brocklehurst * The Bookseller * Great for all the little animal lovers out there. * babybuzz Magazine * Every line has an energy and drama of its own. * Books for Keeps * Bright and imaginative . . . a wonderful interactive story experience * Baby London * Exuberant lift-the-flap action * Metro * This is a charming picturebook about the process of making new friends, with a surprise hiding on every page under a series of inventive lift-the-flap patches. The loose drawing style gives the story a kind of madcap energy and the text in speech bubbles makes reading it aloud a lively experience. * Children's Books Ireland Recommended Read *

About the Author

Viviane Schwarz

Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books There Are Cats in this Book and There Are No Cats in this Book, both of which were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal (2009, 2012), Is There a Dog in This Book? and How to Find Gold. The Adventures of a Nose was shortlisted for the V&A illustration Award and her debut graphic novel The Sleepwalkers was nominated for the British Comics Awards. She is also the illustrator of Cheese Belongs to You! and I Am Henry Finch, both written by friend and fellow picture book maker, Alexis Deacon. She lives in London. Find Viviane online at Instagram and read more information about the author and illustrator here.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Viviane Schwarz
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Author's Website

www.vivianeschwarz.co.uk/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2014

ISBN

9781406345612

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