Carl Pops Up by Alexandra Day

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Everyone's favorite Rottweiler is brought to life in this pop-up version of Good Dog, Carl. Alexandra Day's richly detailed oil paintings are a handsome counterpoint to the whimsical, nearly wordless, narrative of this modern-day classic. Full color.
 

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Alexandra Day is the pen name for Sandra Louise Woodward Darling, who was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1941. She received a bachelor's degree in English literature from Swarthmore College. After college, she worked for the 92nd Street Y.M.H.A. in New York City and took classes at The Art Students' League. She and her husband owned The Green Tiger Press for over 10 years. She illustrated her first book, The Teddy Bear's Picnic, in 1982. It won an award from the children's jury at the Bologna Book Fair and was selected by the Children's Book Council as one of their choices for 1984. Her other works include When You Wish Upon a Star; Frank and Ernest; Frank and Ernest Play Ball; Frank and Ernest On The Road; Good Dog, Carl; Carl Goes Shopping; Carl's Christmas; Carl's Afternoon in the Park; and Paddy's Payday.
 
Published September 1, 1994 by Little Simon. 20 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books. Fiction

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Day gives Carl's many fans the chance to interact with the famous canine baby-sitter in this humorously understated pop-up. The rottweiler, the baby he cares for and selected objects inventively sprin

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Those looking for inspiration in filling these pages can turn to Day's new picture book Carl Makes a Scrapbook (FSG, $12.95, all ages -31129-3), in which the intrepid dog and baby Madeleine put together an album of family mementos while Mom's back is turned (don't miss the long-haired dachshunds ...

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Everybody's favorite rottweiler is back for the sixth adventure in Day's immensely popular near-wordless picture book series.

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Carl the rottweiler baby-sits for the first time in this (almost) wordless picture book classic.

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Just when you thought Day had issued the dernier cri on the subject of Carl the capering canine (Carl's Afternoon in the Park , et al.), she tops herself by producing her most atmospheric book yet.

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By the time Madeleine's mother comes to check on the nappers, everyone (including Carl's old friend the Irish terrier) is back in Madeleine's bedroom, striking sleeping-dog poses.

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After the child has a bath and is put down for a nap, the diligent dog cleans up in time for the return of mother, who greets him with the familiar ``Good Dog, Carl!'' Several of the coated pages in this paper-over-board volume fold out, adding extra dimension to a winsome addition to the Carl co...

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