Madeleine’s mom has to help Carl's Cousin, Gamble, get ready to compete in his event at the dog show, and she tells Carl and Madeleine to meet her by the show ring. Do Carl and Madeleine listen? Of course not! They immediately set off to explore--they help groom other dogs, have a snack, test out dog beds, create an agility test of their own--all with hilarious results and mom none the wiser. With its minimal text and Alexandra Day's signature art, CARL GOES TO THE DOG SHOW is sure to please Carl fans, Rottweiler lovers, and dog enthusiasts of all sorts.
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This time the popular Rottweiler, baby on his back, follows his charge's parents to a costume ball where--among other imaginatively got-up people--they see a buxom lady dressed as the baby, complete with a model of Carl that she seems to be riding.| Read Full Review of Carl at the Dog Show
It's fun to see actual pictures of incidents from Day's (Carl Goes to Daycare, 1993, etc.) earlier Carl efforts: Madeleine getting ready for her first visit to daycare, playing in the park, Paddy and his green kerchief.| Read Full Review of Carl at the Dog Show
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 ...| Read Full Review of Carl at the Dog Show
And the recurring plot of this long-running series (begining in 1985 with Good Dog, Carl), in which mischievous Madeleine manages to wreak all manner of low-level havoc but Carl (who actually scores Best Babysitter honors here) keeps it all under control, always brings a smile.Jan 17 2012 | Read Full Review of Carl at the Dog Show
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