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Children’s Literature Statues of the U.S.: A Call for Entries

The time has come, dear readers, to update the Complete Listing of All Public Children’s Literature Statues in the United States once again. If you happen to know of an obscure one that I could be missing, lay it on me and I’ll add it to the upcoming updated post.

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion, ill. Margaret Bloy Graham

Kate got a dog! A doggy dog of her very own. And you know what goes together well, like peaches and cream? Dogs and picture books. So I had to figure out a classic dog picture book. And lo and behold I realized that in spite of its relative fame we had never done a book about this particular dirty dirty dog.

Top 100 Picture Books #43: Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion, illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham

#43 Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion, ill. by Margaret Bloy Graham (1956) 40 points Harry the Dirty Dog is another of the few picture books that I remember from my childhood. I include it in my “Dirt and Mud” story time for my toddler story time; while it’s slightly longer than the majority […]