by Beverly Helmbold Erschell (Author, Illustrator), Barbara Sweet (Author), Victoria Grimme (Author), Sue Ann Painter (Editor)
This book tells the story of Beverly's adopted greyhound, Maple. She was duel-owned and shared her life with two households. The story recounts entertaining events in Maple s life and the various careers that she had during her life, from racing to artistic model to household pet. The book briefly but accurately references the greyhound adoption movement in the United States and the physical and temperamental characteristics of this ancient breed. Whether the reader is an avid greyhound lover, a dog activist, or merely a parent looking for an entertaining and aesthetically pleasing book for a child, this is an engaging book. Erschell created more than thirty original artworks colorful paintings and whimsical drawings expressly for this publication. Soft cover.
Paperback: 40 pages
Publisher: Cincinnati Book Publishing; First edition (October 1, 2013)