With more than 8 step-by-step projects and a gallery of more than 30 portraits to inspire, DIYDog Portraits will show children how to turn the love for their pet into a timeless work of art. There is something special about the relationship between a child and their dog. Dog Portrait DIY pays homage to this relationship by teaching children and their parents how to express their puppy love through art. An interactive guide on how to design, draw, and create dog portraits in a variety of mediums and techniques, Dog Portrait DIY is sure to please dog-lovers of all ages, and inspire artists both young and old. With more than 8 step-by-step dog portraits in pencil, pastel, paint, and even paper mosaics and a gallery of more than 30 portraits to inspire, this how-to book will show children how to turn the love for their pet into a timeless work of art.
Between her boisterous sons and a house full of Poodles, there's never a dull moment for Melanie Travis. But no matter how hectic life gets, she can always pick up the scent of a howling good mystery--and she'll stop at nothing to dig up the truth. . .
Cassie is a Border collie, of working stock, who has never been inside a house or on a lead. At seven years old her world falls apart when the farm where she lives is sold. She is found a new home by the rescue centre but she struggles to cope as a household pet living on an urban street. Cassie's story is adored by children and adults enjoy it too. In fact, it is a winner with dog lovers of all ages. The story is told in a very simple and direct style by Cassie herself, which is part of the charm of the story. The second volume of Cassie's life story is also available.
Saying goodbye to life is tragic; saying goodbye to death is magic, staying at the heart of the fiction, we who create imaginary vessels that we gravitate with, long-winged insects of the inside of our mind, fluttering about and shuddering, a million little two-toed legs rubbery and glued to the walls. The walls, of our most precious, personal, parasitic thoughts. - A fiction of superfluousness, undesirable, unadmirable, enchanted. Written in New Orleans, 2016, inspired by typewriter performances circa 2010.
Jack and Jill and big dog Bill go sledding one snowy winter day. When big dog Bill notices a rabbit on the hill, mayhem ensues. This fun phonics reader helps early readers with the use of alliteration and rhyming.