From School Library Journal
PreSchool-Grade 3—This bright collection of canine poetry also serves as an alphabet refresher and a pet-naming guide. Twenty-six poems bookended by an opening and closing poem feature dogs whose monikers generally stem from their looks, behavior traits, or personalities—Bandit, Chewy, Whiskers. Each poem represents a different type of dog, some common, some less so, and one "mixed breed/mutt" named Snickers. Colorful cartoon illustrations have a retro feel and show each pup living up to its name. The rhythm in some of the selections is a little awkward, but dog lovers will enjoy the clever concept.—Julie Roach, Cambridge Public Library, MA
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"Young pup fanciers might enjoy both Buscema's retro-style art and the names that describe the dogs." --Kirkus