Moe the dog in tropical paradise by Diane Stanley

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Moe and Arlene long to escape the cold weather on their winter vacation but cannot afford to take a long trip, until they discover a way to make their own tropical island, complete with calypso music, pineapple drinks, and palm trees, at home.
 

About Diane Stanley

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Diane Stanley was born in 1943 and was raised in Abilene, Texas. She later attended both Trinity University and Johns Hopkins University. Her portfolio of children's book illustrations was creative enough for her to begin publication in 1978. She became an art director for G.P. Putnam & Sons and later began retelling and illustrating classic children's books. Stanley has revamped the fairy tale, Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter and has also researched the children's biographies Cleopatra and Leonardo Da Vinci. She also illustrated her mother's book, The Last Princess.
 
Published November 4, 1992 by Putnam Juvenile. 1 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books. Fiction

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A couple of illustrators with wide-ranging talents-- Stanley's elegant prize-winning biographies include Good Queen Bess (1990), while Primavera created Gauch's feisty Christina Katerina--form a new comedy team.

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Moe the dog gave his friend Arlene a faux beach in Stanley and Primavera's infectiously upbeat Moe the Dog in Tropical Paradise;

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Primavera's ( Ralph's Frozen Tale ) evocative illustrations are a veritable picture-book weather barometer--her contrasts of December's gloomy grays with Moe's festive oranges, yellows and sea greens, convincingly suggest chilliness and summer sunshine.

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Moe the mutt and his springer spaniel sidekick devise a cure for the midwinter blues. This happy-go-lucky narrative suggests that life can indeed be a beach, said PW's starred review. Ages 4-8. (M

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