Seven spectacular show dogs escape the show world and go on vacation to an island far at sea where they learn that friendships replace rivalry and cooperation creates new beginnings. At last a book for children that celebrates the world of dog shows by offering text and illustrations that explain the standards of appearance and usefulness for many breeds. 9 chapters, 45 illustrations, maps, word games, poems, and a glossary.
Mom's Choice Award; Certificate of Excellence, Cat Writers Assoc.; Best Cat Illustration 2014 (CWA); Best Illustration and Gold Medal by Dog Writers Assoc. of Amer.; DWA nomination Best Illustration Series and Best Children's Book; 2015 Winning Selection for Television Reading at Madison Square Garden's Westminster Kennel Club.