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  • Published: Toronto, Ontario : Tundra Books, 2016.
  • Year Published: 2016
  • Edition: English edition.
  • Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781101917930
  • 1101917938

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Miss Moon, wise words from a dog governess

by Hill, Janet, 1974-

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Where To Find It

Call number: E HIL

Westgate call number: Kids Book / Picture Books / Pets / Dogs, Kids Book / Picture Books / Concepts / Numbers

Available Copies: Malletts Youth Picture Books, Pittsfield Youth PicBks, Traverwood Youth PicBks, Westgate Kids Books

Additional Details

Translation of: Mademoiselle Moon, gouvernante de chiens.

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Amazing book!!

Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess is a picture book, but isn’t quite a story, and is absolutely not just for kids. Miss Wilhelmina Moon sets off to a small island off the coast of France to be a governess to sixty-seven dogs. Each page is consumed with gorgeous full-color oil paintings of Miss Moon and her companions biking, bathing, reading, celebrating, and more. With each page the only text is a life lesson.

Lesson One: Friends can come in many shapes and sizes.

Lesson Two: Be true to your adventurous spirit.

It’s really quite sweet, and the whimsical nostalgia-inspired images illustrate such wisdom perfectly. Don’t miss the “class photo” at the end where we meet all sixty-seven dogs. This book is great if you like works by Maira Kalman, or are a fan of dogs. I cannot handle how much I like this book. I may have hugged it after reading it.

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