What Color Is Caesar?

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What Color Is Caesar?
Written by Maxine Kumin
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763634328
ISBN-13: 9780763634322
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What Color Is Caesar?

author: Maxine Kumin
illustrator: Alison Friend

Caesar is a large white dog with a great many black spots. Or is he a large black dog with even more white spots? Thatís the trouble: he doesnít know which, and though nobody in the family seems to care, he wonít rest until he uncovers the truth. So off he traipses, beseeching one animal after another to find out what color he is, basically. From celebrated poet Maxine Kumin comes a doggedly quizzical hero, brought comically to life by Alison Friendís expressive watercolors ó a lovable picture-book character who ultimately learns that itís not whatís on the outside that counts.

One dogís quest for self-definition is anything but black and white in this delightfully droll, enlightening tale by an acclaimed former poet laureate.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763634328 /  9780763634322
on sale date:
02/2010
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
56 / 10 5/8" x 9 7/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
 
subjects:
Animals; Family; Social Issues; Concepts;
author’s comments:
Maxine Kumin is a Pulitzer PrizeĖwinning poet who has served as both the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (a post later renamed the Poet Laureate of the United States) and the Poet Laureate of New Hampshire. In addition to her numerous books of poetry, she has also written novels, essays, and beloved childrenís books. She lives in Warner, New Hampshire.
illustrator’s comments:
Alison Friendís sweet and funny watercolors of animals have been featured on greeting and holiday cards. This is her first picture book. She lives in South Yorkshire, England.
 
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