“Wholly charmed by Miss Missy, I was caught unawares by a book unique in many dimensions. Not just a child’s book, though children will indeed love it for the dogs’ adventures, surprisingly it is also a book for adults who think about how to teach…”
“The development of each character engages kids and is told from a unique perspective – this isn’t just an ordinary animal story. Marica breathes imaginary life into each one of her farm’s pets with excellence…”
Have you noticed that Aubrey, the homeless hound that Missy and Rocky rescued at the very beginning of Miss Missy’s School: A Pack of Hound Dogs Starts a School speaks somewhat differently from the other Big Dogs? Each of them naturally has his or her own voice, just as individual people do. But Aubrey’s voice is peculiar….
“I hope you make some new friends here at Miss Missy’s School! Before you begin reading the story, though, I must tell you something. Some of your new friends have foibles— minor shortcomings. “Gilbert likes to say, “As someone once said…” and then he quotes a famous person. But he never tells us who said what! …”
“Fun book for family reading night. Adults and children will enjoy the sweet and entertaining story about a pack of farm dogs organizing and starting a school with some help from the people family with whom they live.”