Maddie Lounging On Things

A Complex Experiment Involving Canine Sleep Patterns
Author: Theron Humphrey
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683351363
Category: Pets
Page: 160
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Maddie the coonhound has captured the hearts and imaginations of dog lovers all around the world. Maddie Lounging On Things follows Maddie’s adventures at play and at rest as she accompanies her owner, Theron, from Utah to Illinois to Mexico and everywhere in between. From cross-country trips sleeping in cars and cheap motels to visiting family near and far, Maddie finds a way to settle in for a nap in any set of circumstances. This collection highlights Maddie’s snuggly, cuddly side, as she curls up in unexpected places, belly flops onto sofas all over the country, and nestles herself into the lap of her much-loved owner. These sweet, touching, and oftentimes silly photos will be absolutely irresistible to Maddie’s fans and dog lovers just getting to know her.

Maddie on Things

A Super Serious Project About Dogs and Physics
Author: Theron Humphrey
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452115567
Category: Pets
Page: 160
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Features photographs of the author's pet coonhound Maddie as they road trip all over the United States, including Maddie standing on a horse, Maddie standing on a bicycle, and Maddie standing on the founder of Petfinder.com.

About Dogs


Author: Bruce Johnson,Sindy McKay
Publisher: Treasure Bay, Inc.
ISBN: 9781601152374
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 41
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Presents information about dogs, describing various breeds and their characteristic behavior, the reasons why dogs are good companions, and the things that should be done to care for them as pets.

Canines of New York


Author: Heather Weston
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1681883058
Category: Photography
Page: 224
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For people who love dogs and New York, this is a visual celebration of the vibrant dog community of New York City, CANINES OF NEW YORK collects more than 500 photographs taken by acclaimed Brooklyn-based photographer Heather Weston in every borough of this dog-loving city. Heather’s talent for capturing the individual personalities of these urban pooches is rivaled only by her ability to convey the essence of a dog’s life in the city, from canine commuters riding the Staten Island Ferry to regulars meeting at a Soho dog park to working dogs with jobs in the city. New York enjoys a well-deserved reputation as a dog-friendly town, and this eclectic and adorable pack of metropolitan mutts will please fans of both dogs and the city. Each dog is presented in one or more photographic portraits, with name, breed, and occasional comments from the dog’s human companion.

Hundeliebe


Author: Katharina von der Leyen
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783832733056
Category:
Page: 143
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Rover

Wagmore Edition
Author: Andrew Grant
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781770859890
Category:
Page: 368
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In 2009, Andrew Grant began photographing dogs, starting with two French bulldogs at an unrelated commercial -shoot-. Then he discovered the sad fact that millions of lost or abandoned dogs enter animal shelters every year. And only a few leave, through rescue and adoption. The rest are euthanized or live out a lonely, caged life. Andrew Grant began to photograph dogs that should be rescued, and dogs that have been rescued. Over 6 years he raised nearly $2 million for shelter dogs through his photographic project. He did this with the sale of four limited-edition books of dog portraits, each called Rover. Each was bigger than the previous, and helped by hundreds of sponsoring dog owners. Those editions are all sold out, and fetch up to $400 on the rare book market -- when available. Most, though, are as treasured as their canine subjects. Now, Firefly Books is publishing a popularly-priced trade edition of Rover: Wagmore Edition. It contains 360 of Andrew Grant's most appealing photographs of dogs. Some are the best friends of lucky owners, and some, sadly, are homeless. All are splendidly realized in sharp, large and very lifelike color portraits. All were captured by state-of-the-art equipment and are truly the most beautiful dog pictures you have ever seen. They feature purebreds of almost every kind, and mixed breeds, too. Each dog's name is on its page. Each is looking intently at the reader. Firefly Books pledges a portion of the revenue from sales of Rover: Wagmore Edition to dog rescue.

Maddie


Author: Brian Caswell
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780702227356
Category: Basketball
Page: 124
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When Maddie lived in Vietnam, she was called Mai Linh. Her older brother, Mitchell, was known as Minh. They were given their new names when they came to Australia and went to Boundary Park school. Maddie is popular at school, but Minh, haunted by dark memories, doesn't make friends easily. When Minh falls into real trouble, it's up to Maddie, Mike, Lisdalia, Tanja and Nanh to help him solve his present problems and overcome past fears. A companion story to Mikeand Lisdalia.

Norbert’s Little Lessons for a Big Life


Author: Julie Steines,Virginia Freyermuth
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501187317
Category: Humor
Page: 144
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Norbert, the Internet’s cutest and most popular therapy dog, shares the lessons he’s learned from being a three-pound hero and philanthropist, demonstrating that you don’t need to be big to make a big difference in the world. Philosopher, intuitive healer, and fashion-forward snappy dresser, Norbert the tiny, mixed-breed therapy dog with a big heart shares his lessons on friendship, individuality, family, love, and more to help you shift your perspective and focus on what really matters in life. With fifty accompanying photographs throughout the book, Norbert hopes to continue his goal to spread smiles, inspire kindness, and bring comfort to those in need.

Treat!


Author: N.A
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316362220
Category: Pets
Page: 144
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Who's a good dog? In the tradition of bestselling photography books like Underwater Dogs and Shake comes an adorable and hilarious collection of dog photographs capturing our best friends at one of their favorite moments--treat time. Photographer Christian Vieler caught these eager dogs anticipating, catching--some more successfully than others--and enjoying a scrumptious tidbit. From a tenacious terrier to a goofy golden retriever, these often hilarious and surprisingly beautiful photographs capture each dog's unique personality in a way any dog owner will recognize and that all dog lovers will enjoy!

Upside Down Dogs


Author: Serena Hodson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0733639291
Category: Pets
Page: 208
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Photographer Serena Hodson takes beautiful colour photographs of man's best friend ... but her furry subjects are all upside down. The results are stunning, charming, and laugh-out-loud adorable. No matter the breed, no matter the background, Hodson is able to capture the sweet personality of each dog she works with. This wonderful book will delight dog lovers of all ages, and is a perfect Christmas gift.

Hints of His Mortality


Author: David Borofka
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 9781587290206
Category: Fiction
Page: 235
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Fourteen stories on people tormented by problems, many of their own making as a result of sexual escapades. In Divine Punishment, the protagonist is a minister whose amorous advances are rejected by his secretary, in Prologue he is an unfaithful husband.

My Chickens and I


Author: Isabella Rossellini
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 9781419729911
Category: Pets
Page: 112
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In this delightful illustrated book, actress and filmmaker Isabella Rossellini shares her newfound passion for raising chickens. When a cardboard carton dotted with airholes arrived at her door, Rossellini expected to welcome 38 yellow chicks to her Long Island farm. Much to her surprise, her newly hatched brood included a diverse mix of heritage breeds--a discovery that prompted further research into the traits, behavior, and history of each one. Perfectly capturing the fine-feathered glory and surprising intelligence of these spirited backyard birds, My Chickens and I pairs Patrice Casanova's photographs with Rossellini's wry observations, fun facts, and hand-drawn illustrations.

Pawtraits


Author: Ken Drake
Publisher: New Holland Publishers (UK)
ISBN: 9781742579276
Category:
Page: N.A
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Pawtraits is a stunning photographic collection capturing man's best friends at their most adorable, playful, mischievous and downright lovable selves. Each Pawtrait is an artwork in itself - a beautiful, personal 'tail' of the love between a dog and their human - captured in Zoo Studio's signature style. Since 2006, Zoo Studio photographer Ken Drake has photographed over 9,000 pets - this book is a selection of his favourite photos. "It is our passion, our soul, our life - every pet deserves to be celebrated and have their story told!" says Ken, who has won over 120 professional photography awards and has won outright some of the biggest international photography competitions in the world. Animal lovers & photographic art connoisseurs alike will fall in love with this book. A portion of the sales of Pawtraits will be donated to the animal welfare charity RSPCA.

A Republic of Books

The Novel with Play and Handy Footnotes Included
Author: Vincent McCaffrey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780989790314
Category: Drama
Page: N.A
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This is my chance, then, to cast myself in the hero¿s role. I¿ve been a humble author and bookseller for all these years. (Allow me my hyperbole¿at least I¿m much humbled.) I don¿t run into tall buildings to save women and children while other¿s flee. (My knees have never been so strong, but it bears asking, do the women need the saving anymore?) My eyes are not good enough to fly jet planes or hit a fast ball. I sell old books and the few that are new that are worth the time, and write novels I cannot sell. And though the writing has been much ignored, it is a witness to what I do and what I¿ve done¿that is, for sixty-eight years I have done pretty much what suited me. And here, at last, is a chance to do what is arguably better if not best. The argument is not settled. That I have waited until now, when I have so little left to lose, may be some mitigation of your judgment of all this, I understand. Or that the overwhelming risk of failure at this point makes any effort too romantically futile (and possibly planned that way). That I should have done more to prevent what has finally come to pass might cast me into the lower ranks of Dante¿s hell, but at least I won¿t be letting a good collapse of Western Civilization go waste. There is a story here to be written, and if it transpires that there is no one left to read it, so be it. That is at least consistent with all else that I do. (The whine you hear is not self pity, but the wind in the gears.) I sally forth. My armor is the truth. I have a worthy truck for my steed. My companion is¿well, we¿ll work that out.

How The Light Gets In


Author: Louise Penny
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748120572
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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The NUMBER ONE New York Times Bestseller 'Full of twists and turns . . . Wonderfully satisfying' (Kate Mosse) Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger 2014 *** A DETECTIVE As a fierce, unrelenting winter grips Quebec, shadows are closing in on Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. Most of his best agents have left the Homicide Department and hostile forces are lining up against him. A DISAPPEARANCE When Gamache receives a message about a mysterious case in Three Pines, he is compelled to investigate -- a woman who was once one of the most famous people in the world has vanished. A DEADLY CONCLUSION As he begins to shed light on the investigation, he is drawn into a web of murder, lies and unimaginable corruption at the heart of the city. Facing his most challenging, and personal, case to date, can Gamache save the reputation of the Sûreté, those he holds dear and himself? Evocative, gripping and atmospheric, this magnificent work of crime fiction from international bestselling author Louise Penny will stay with you long after you turn the final page.

Old Faithful

Dogs of a Certain Age
Author: Pete Thorne
Publisher: Harper Design
ISBN: 9780062413451
Category: Pets
Page: 144
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A stunning and indelible collection of portraits and stories that capture dogs of a certain age in all their patchy, scruffy, jowly, and devoted glory—an homage to man’s best friend, based on the popular international photography project. The dogs in Old Faithful are well worn, well loved, and well on in years. After his grandmother’s 100th birthday party, photographer and dog lover Pete Thorne found himself taking photos of elderly dogs. In their aged, imperfect faces, he saw a depth of life, joy, and wisdom missing from more youthful subjects. He gathered these rich and powerful portraits into a web series he called “Old Faithful.” The reaction was instant—and astounding—from media outlets as diverse as Huffington Post and BuzzFeed to Esquire and ABC, to thousands of people around the globe who reached out to Thorne with their heartwarming stories of their own faithful companions. The photos triggered a wide variety of emotions, eliciting smiles and tears, and unleashing a flood of anecdotes and memories. “Old Faithful” became a shared platform for dog lovers all over the world. Based on his web series, Old Faithful features dozens of color photographs that bring these dogs vividly into focus, accompanied by poignant descriptive sketches that capture the spirit and personality of each, illuminate his life and experiences, and celebrate the shared relationship with a beloved human companion. A sweet and moving keepsake, Old Faithful demonstrates that aging can be beautiful, and offers profound lessons for all of us, no matter our age.

A century of innovation

the 3M story
Author: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780972230216
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 236
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A compilation of 3M voices, memories, facts and experiences from the company's first 100 years.

Beloved Dog


Author: Maira Kalman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 014310988X
Category: Art
Page: 160
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"Dogs have lessons for us all. In Beloved Dog, renowned artist and author Maira Kalman illuminates our cherished companions as only she can. From the dogs lovingly illustrated in her acclaimed children's books to the real-life pets who inspire her still, Kalman's Beloved Dog is joyful, beautifully illustrated, and, as always, deeply philosophical."--

Find Momo Coast to Coast

A Photography Book
Author: Andrew Knapp
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1594747628
Category: Pets
Page: 144
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In this entertaining follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Find Momo, the canine Instagram superstar travels across America, visiting iconic landmarks and unique off-the map marvels where he hides in a vast array of fun locales. Original.

Waggish: Dogs Smiling for Dog Reasons


Author: Grace Chon,Melanie Monteiro
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1682680991
Category: Pets
Page: 128
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To be "waggish" is to be playful and mischievous—the very definition of these adorable dogs and the things they (might) think about us There's no mistaking a happy dog. The wagging tail, the eager eyes, the smile that's impossible to fake. A happy dog radiates pure joy. Yet the mystery remains: What's really going on behind those waggish grins? Are our dogs laughing with us? At us? Are they operating at a higher stage of enlightenment . . . or just buttering us up before we discover the tiny, torn remnants of burrito wrapper suspiciously dotting the hallway? In Waggish, the infinite expressions of happy dogs are captured in an amazing series of photographs by renowned animal photographer Grace Chon, whose images have made her the go-to pet photographer of Hollywood’s top celebrities. As for what these dogs are really thinking, writer Melanie Monteiro expertly channels their innermost thoughts, pairing each photo with a caption such as, “If loving tennis balls is wrong, I don’t want to be right” and “You know, we’ll both get outside a lot quicker if you just forget the pants.” Waggish is the perfect gift for every dog lover.