After over twenty years of working as a professional photographer, Sally Grace knows what makes a great image. One of the cardinal rules she has learned over the course of her career is that bringing a dog into frame can create instant magic. In Tails of Friendship, Grace brings the canines to center stage, collecting her favorite images of pups and their families and forming a snapshot of life in her quaint English village. Continue reading Tails of Friendship
Ever wonder how Mr. Jinx (a.k.a. Charlie) learned to miraculously flush a toilet in Meet the Fockers? How the actors and film crew dealt with 300 real Snakes on a Plane? From Joey the horse in War Horse to the wolves in Game of Thrones, what the public sees onscreen is just the beginning. AHA CEO Robin Ganzert has been hard at work on a new book, “ANIMAL STARS: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors.” (New World Library).
Continue reading New Book Tells the Stories of Animal Actors & Helps the American Humane Association
I posted earlier in the week that I really enjoyed the book “Catch Me” by Lisa Gardner, partly because of the dog named Tulip which was a main character. What about you? Are you more likely to read a book if it includes a dog?
Continue reading Saturday Survey: Books with Dogs
I know I posted a story about this during the Westminster show, but I don’t think I’ve mentioned it since the book came out. This beautiful Weimeraner was rescued off of Craig’s List. After lots of TLC, he competed at the 2012 Westminster show last January. Check out Maverick’s Facebook page or buy his inspiring biography on Amazon.
Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!
Henry Holt and Company was kind enough to send me a preview copy of Jill Abramson’s new book, The Puppy Diaries: Raising a Dog Named Scout. I’m embarrassed to say they sent it in September, and I have just now found time to read it, but happy to say I loved it!
I get a lot of requests from authors and publishing houses to review books about dogs, so I’m wondering if you blog readers are interested in dog books.
I was asked recently to check out DogProducts.org. Although the site has lots of items for sale, none caught my interest as much as this book. Don’t you just love the title? “The Cure for Useless Dog Syndrome”.
I was recently sent a free copy of Leigh Brill’s book A Dog Named Slugger. What a heart-warming story, and just in time for you to slip it in someone’s Christmas stocking.
Snow Valley Heroes: A Christmas Tale is the third in the delightful Planet of the Dogs series by Robert J. McCarty. The premise of the fantasy series is that dogs once lived on a separate planet, but came to earth occasionally to teach us about loyalty and love, helping us mere humans to find peace.