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Poor Louie

by Fucile, Tony,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 17 Libraries 17 of 17 copies
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Baldwin Borough Library Picture Book J FUC
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Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB FUCILE Tony
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Bridgeville Public Library Picture Books JUV E FUC
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Carnegie Library of Homestead Juvenile Picture Book J PIC Fuci
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Picture Book E FUC
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Hampton Community Library Juvenile Picture Book CATS & DOGS JPIC FUCILE
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Fiction E FIC FUC
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E FUCILE
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Moon Township Public Library Easy CATS & DOGS JE FUCILE
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Picture Books j Ea FUCILE Tony
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North Versailles Public Library Picture Book P FUCI
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Northern Tier Regional Library Picture Book J PB FUCIL
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Northland Public Library Children's Picture Books j PIC FUCILE
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j FUC
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E FUC
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South Park Library Picture Books PIC FUC
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Upper St. Clair Township Library Picture Books BABY FUCILE
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Summary
Poor Louie! Life is perfect for this pup until Mom's belly starts getting bigger. . . . A funny and touching tale for big siblings from the illustrator of the Bink and Gollie series.

Louie's life is great! A walk on the leash every morning, ice cream on Sundays, snuggling in bed at night with Mom and Dad. Even the playdates with Mom's friends -- despite their little crawling creatures who pull Louie's ears -- aren't all that bad. But then things get weird: cold food on the floor, no room in the bed, and lots of new stuff coming into the house in pairs -- two small beds, two little sweaters, two seats in the stroller. Does that bode double trouble ahead, or could there be a happier surprise in store for Louie? With perfect visual pacing, Tony Fucile takes a familiar story and gives it a comic spin.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Louie, a small brown dog with large eyes and ears, describes his perfect life: strolls in the park with Mom and Dad, ice cream, dinner, a movie, and a kiss good night. But then Mom starts acting funny. His parents ignore him, his dinner is cold, and he ends up sleeping on the floor. Lots of new stuff arrives two beds, two hiking pouches, two sweaters, and a two-seated stroller! In a comic full-page spread, Louie envisions two enormous babies taking over his house (My life is over. You can close the book now). Fortuitously, his parents arrive back home with just ONE baby, and Louie realizes that the doubles were so he could share with his new brother. Louie's big white eyes and expressive body tell all in this case of anticipated but nonexistent sibling rivalry. Animator Fucile's humorous cartoonlike drawings capture the angst of rejection and the joys of bonding with a loving family. Another happy offering for young children welcoming a new baby into the house.--Gepson, Lolly Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "This story of a displaced "sibling" centers on a tiny dog named Louie, the indulged pet of a young urban couple. He sits at the dinner table with them, and they buy him cute sweaters: "Yep. Life was pretty perfect with just the three of us." Then the couple's friends start having babies, and soon it's supper on the floor for Louie, and name-choosing sessions ("Pablo, Packard, Patrick, Paul...") instead of movies in bed. Mom's stomach grows ever larger, pushing Louie to the edge of the bed; one shocking day, it even kicks him. When the couple comes home with a stroller, Louie decides that it's time to leave. Stories like these can dip from comedy into moments of deeper emotion, but Fucile (Mitchell Goes Bowling) keeps things fizzy all the way through, and his retro '60s-style artwork is just right for its upbeat pace. Some of the preggers jokes are pitched at adults (like the pickles and soda crackers on the table), but readers of any age can appreciate its frank yet funny treatment of the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy. Ages 3-7. Agent: Holly McGhee, Pippin Properties. (Apr.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Chihuahua (Dog breed) -- Juvenile fiction.
Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Infants -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Picture books.
Publisher Somerville, Massachussets :2017
Audience 3+.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
ISBN 9780763658281
0763658286
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