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My Dog's Brain

4.46  ·  Rating details ·  39 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Stephen Huneck’s beloved black Labrador, Sally, has spawned a whole series of successful children’s books, as well as woodcut prints, mugs, T-shirts, stationery, sculpture, tote bags, and even rugs, but the genesis of this world was his now-classic first book, My Dog’s Brain. In it, Huneck illustrates the predicaments, pleasures, and appetites that make up a dog’s life, wh ...more
Hardcover, 104 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Harry N. Abrams (first published May 7th 1997)
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Anna
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.
Michelle
Mar 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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!
Loyal
Jun 01, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
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Iris
Jan 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
beautiful, emotive woodcuts.

stephen huneck died in 2010. his obit piece broke my heart.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/01/art...
Annburnett
Jun 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful book for all dog lovers out there. Short but very inspiring. It's about a Labrador named Sally. It has wonderful artwork.
Ashley
Jun 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hilarious.
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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.
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