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My Dog's Brain

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Everyone is enchanted by Sally, Stephen Huneck's incorrigible, adorable Labrador. Sally is sensitive, loyal, and loving. But she is also a realist: faced with deep moral quandaries like whether or not to sleep on the sofa, snag a morsel from the kitchen counter, or stick her nose into other people's business, she favors immediate gratification. Her thoughts on the enduring ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 7th 2001 by Studio (first published May 7th 1997)
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Aug 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
Bought this for a couple bucks in a used bookstore. It just looked so cute. And it was. Humorous :) can't go wrong with dogs. ...more
Mar 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Thought this was a kids book at first, then I realized it was a hilarious look at what my dog is thinking everyday. It is spot-on!
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On the surface, this book was a short and mildly cute book. I had read it several years ago, and held this opinion, until I re-read it recently and discovered the story behind the images. The author's struggle, and the inspiration he received from and used for the wood carvings was positively inspirational. It gives the entire book a new and more profound meaning, and makes the book more endearing.
As to the content, it consists wholly of illustrations depicting these carvings, all of which pictu
Jan 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
beautiful, emotive woodcuts.

stephen huneck died in 2010. his obit piece broke my heart.
Jun 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful book for all dog lovers out there. Short but very inspiring. It's about a Labrador named Sally. It has wonderful artwork. ...more
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Stephen Huneck was an American wood carving artist, furniture maker, painter, and author. Most of his artwork is composed of carvings of dogs. In addition to carvings, Huneck also wrote several children's books, the main character of which was his black Labrador Retriever, Sally. ...more

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