Homer by Elisha Cooper

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Synopsis

Home isn't just where the heart is.

Home is often where the dog is.

And for this loyal dog—who you will recognize if you have ever loved a dog—home is where you are.

 

About Elisha Cooper

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Elisha Cooper lives with his family in New York City. His picture book Dance! was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, and his adult books include Crawling: A Father's First Year. You can visit him online at www.elishacooper.com.
 
Published May 29, 2012 by Greenwillow Books. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Stories of patiently waiting dogs have been around for just about forever, or at least since Homer wrote about faithful Argos recognizing Odysseus after a 20-year absence. In Cooper's touching story, the patient pup is an aging yellow Lab named Homer, whose love for his family is as deep and wide...

May 18 2012 | Read Full Review of Homer

Publishers Weekly

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With minimal text and evocative panoramas of a beach house that exude serenity and quiet pleasures, Cooper (Beaver Is Lost) focuses attention on the loving relationship between a family and their loya

Apr 20 2012 | Read Full Review of Homer

The New York Times

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Go West: "Green River, Wyoming Territory" (1879), by Thomas Moran, is part of "Frederic Church, Winslow Homer and Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape," which opens on Friday at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.

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BC Books

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This is what author Gwen Cooper did and she writes her anecdotes in Homer's Odyssey, a book that will warm the hearts of cat lovers.

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Continue reading > I chatted briefly with Cooper about this book, one of my favorite picture books this year, and I thank him for taking a break from painting to answer some questions.

Jun 08 2012 | Read Full Review of Homer

Examiner

Homer’s Odyssey is the beautiful account of one blind cat and a woman who learned about life through the sightless eyes of a cat that was doomed (or so it seemed) from the beginning.

Sep 24 2009 | Read Full Review of Homer

Examiner

Homer's Odyssey, By Gwen Cooper is about an extraordinary blind cat who defies the odds.

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Christian Science Monitor

Doesn’t that sound – well, let’s be frank – kind of icky and drenched in bathos?

Aug 29 2009 | Read Full Review of Homer

City Book Review

They ask Homer to come along on their adventures, but Homer prefers to stay on the porch.

Jun 14 2012 | Read Full Review of Homer

Gather Books

Homer’s Odyssey: a Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat is the story of three pounds of fearless black fur and his pack –Scarlett, Vashti and his human Gwen.

Nov 01 2009 | Read Full Review of Homer

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Apr 15 2012 | Read Full Review of Homer

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The Bark

Homer: Ancient Greek author of literature’s greatest story about the longing for home and the journey to get there.

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