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There’s nothing I’d trade for my Fanny and Blue book! Too much fun. I used this book as a music teacher with my younger students and they totally loved it. I’ve since given this book to many expectant moms for a shower gift and it ends up being one of their favorites!
My daughter LOVES this book and got this as a "gag" gift for my husband's birthday as he was always picking it to be read (John Lithgow does a great job on the audio!) we read it all together and it continues to be family favorite!
I also have two dogs. ToTo (Cavajack) and Izzy (Beagle). Izzy is 7 and a rescue and ToTo is 13 and was sold as a designer dog but I think he was probably a mistake. I could relate to the relationship between the two dogs and the love of the author for his critters.
One if several books purchased for 7 year old grandchild for Xmas. I Thought it would be perfect as he has two new dogs in his life. The Cover illustration seemed to hold great promise. I expected a funny sweet tale but not entirely sold on the simple repetitive text and chaotic illustrations. . Is it possible the illustrations are overdone and overshadow the storyline?
This is now a favorite book, both in the childcare where I work and with my 5-year-old grandson. The CD is a delightful rendering of the author singing the song. You can even find a YouTube video of John Lithgow singing his song and instructing his little listeners on their part. We listen to this book on our way to school each day. Two listens and we're there. Peppy tune, delightful lyrics depicting love between owner and his two dogs who are "not too smart but they're loyal and true-oo-oo, oo-oo, oo-oo, oo-oo!"