Frazee, Marla. Boot and Shoe. Marla Frazee. Illus. Pic. Bk.
Beach Lane, 2012. p. $16.99. 978-1-4424-2247-6.
OUTSTANDING. GRADES PRE-2.
Brother dogs Boot and Shoe live together, but one prefers the front porch, the other the back porch. After chasing a squirrel, they each search for their look-alike doggie sibling but keep missing each other in this humorous circular story with a surprise ending. Black pencil and gouache on creamy speckled
paper depict the two dogs and their journey, showing them from multiple perspectives including some bird’s-eye views. With hand-lettered text, the narrative has plenty of repetition and rhythm to please a storytime audience. Point out the black
markings on the paws of the white dogs, which explain why they are named Boot and Shoe.
Penny Peck, San Jose State Univ, SLIS
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