By Jon Katz
Nobody brings to lifestyles the awesome bond among people and their canine like New York occasions bestselling writer Jon Katz. He has warmed our spirits with spell binding stories and prepared observations of his animal menagerie—the canine, sheep, chickens, and different citizens of Bedlam Farm. Now, Katz is again with what he does most sensible in his first number of brief tales, Dancing Dogs.
With his signature perception and present for storytelling, Katz stocks 16 tales approximately considered one of life’s most unusual relationships: within the identify tale, a housekeeper loses her task, yet discovers her four-legged “children” have a few toe-tapping skills that simply may possibly get the full family members again on its ft. In “Puppy Commando,” a shy grade-school outcast forges an immediate reference to a beagle dog she meets at a shelter—and dangers every thing to maintain him. “Gracie’s final stroll” includes a lady who needs to have the ability to assert so long to her cherished golden retriever—but finally ends up announcing hi to an individual unforeseen. “The puppy Who saved males Away” exhibits that no longer all people cross the “sniff” try by way of canine, who own a good pass judgement on of personality. And in “Guardian Angel,” a widower facing a painful transition reveals the best convenience within the unlikeliest of sources—a funny-looking pug named Gus.
Whether sitting, staying, and rolling over, within the barnyard, shelters, or domestic, candy, domestic, the creatures in Dancing Dogs are certainly inspiring and completely memorable.
Praise for Dancing Dogs
“Funny, keenly saw brief tales illuminating the bond among guy and his most sensible friend.”—People
“Jon Katz writes with ardour and humor in regards to the connections among animals and people. . . . Animal fanatics are bound to are looking to upload this ebook to their collection.”—Examiner.com
“Katz’s tales, occasionally hot and occasionally humorous, are tender, mild reads which are effortless to choose up and revel in and may attract puppy enthusiasts everywhere.”—Booklist
“Insightful, relocating . . . a tissue-box-worthy number of animal tales.”—Kirkus Reviews
“[A] heartwarming book.”—The Dallas Morning News