Wesley Banks, author of the newly-released Faith in Every Footstep, has compiled a list of his Top 100 Dog Books using a complex, dog-eared algorithm of ratings, reviews, and sales (call it Moneyball for Mutts) — and It’s Just A Dog is proud to chew up the #30 slot!
Also, Mr. Banks is gifting a bundle of classic dog books this weekend — so check out his giveaway here on his website!
Peanut butter and jelly goes together like peanut butter and…dogs? That seems to be the hilarious theme discovered by Greg Murray for his brilliant new doggie photo book, For the Love of Peanut Butter. So, go to Kickstarter to help him — and all his models — satisfy their hunger! (SFGate)
Nice look inside the studio of one of the world’s foremost dog artists, William Wegman, in todays’s New York Times. Also, be sure to check out his masterful collection of dog art books on Amazon…
The pooch-lovin’ publicity hounds at BarkPost are entering the book publishing biz soon with their dog owners’ crowd-sourced book, Dogs and Their People. And you don’t have to wait in line when it comes out if you pre-order at Amazon!
Elias Weiss Friedman is half man, half dog artist…
Meet The Dogist, a world famous Instagram dog photographer! (Amazon)
The Dogist from E.J. McLeavey-Fisher on Vimeo.
Time catches up to all of us –– even our loyal dog friends. And if you’ve ever had the privilege of growing older with a pet, you’ve seen there is beauty and dignity in aging, as Pete Thorne documents in his graceful new doggie photo book, Old Faithful: Dogs of A Certain Age.
Those aren’t wrinkles — they’re laugh lines! (Pete Thorne Photo)
When families get together over the holidays, some relatives can’t help talking smack — even when it comes to their favorite pet books! So, Carolyn Kellogg of the L.A. Times breaks down this year’s best cat vs. dog book stocking stuffers!
If you’re going to buy just one dog book for the holidays, I’d heartily recommend Maira Kalman’s Beloved Dog. It’s a gorgeous, colorful, witty publication –– and all about the love of a good dog!
And I’m not alone. See the heartwarming reviews in Brainpickings or Modern Dog!
Ever wanted to see Pugs in Costumes? Well, now there’s a book about it. Check out the pugilicious fashions HERE (via Entertainment Weekly)!
I came across the new SAFARI: THE PHOTICULAR BOOK (Workman Publishing) at a local indie bookstore — and it just seemed to pop out at me!
Created by Dan Kainen and Carol Kaufmann, this ingeniously-designed hardback will make all wild animal lovers feel like kids in a candy store!
Wilma’s World: Good Advice From A Good Dog, a charming new dog book snack from Chronicle Books, shows off the simple joys of artist Rae Dunn’s beloved Jack Russell terrier, Wilma. While it may not be as raucously funny as Wayne’s World, you’ll surely get a smile out of some of Wilma’s best tips to living the good life! (Amazon)
The New York Times asked some of its favorite illustrators to draw their childhood pets from memory — and the results are beautiful! (NYT)
The Chicago Tribune features some new dog books released into the wild world of Amazon and indie bookstores…(Chicago Trib)
If you’re a serious dog lover, then you probably enjoy cuddling up with a good dog book — especially ones with just pictures! Well, there’s a new litter of doggie photo books out there just in time for the holidays — Dogface (Barbara O’Brien), Dogs In Cars (Lara Jo Regan), and The Life and Love of Dogs (by master animal/nature photographer, Lewis Blackwell). Say woof!