Mrs. Donald's Dog Bun and His Home Away from Home by William Maxwell

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Award-winning author William Maxwell and celebrated illustrator James Stevenson have created an irresistible tale about a feisty dog's search for independence. Filled with droll humor and colorful watercolor illustrations, here's the ideal picture book for every child who has wished for his or her own private paradise.
 

About William Maxwell

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William Maxwell teaches finance at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He has held professorships at the University of Arizona, Texas Tech, and Georgetown and has written numerous articles for academic journals. Maxwell his coauthor of "High-Yield Bonds." Mark Shenkman is President and Chief Investment Officer of Shenkman Capital Management, one of the world's largest high-yield money management firms. He has held executive-level positions focusing on the fixed income market at First Investors Asset Management, Lehman Brothers, and Fidelity. Shenkman is co-author of High-Yield Bonds.
 
Published July 10, 1995 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Stevenson's trademark ink and watercolor illustrations perfectly capture Bun's humble, unassuming character, the snooty attitude of his visitors, and Mrs. Donald's bemused demeanor, all with a few simple lines.

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His watercolor illustrations are precisely attuned to novelist and New Yorker veteran Maxwell's fond tale of Bun, a dog who hangs out on ""a musty old piece of carpet'' in the back hall of the Donalds' home.

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