Author(s): Domenica More Gordon

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Archie leads a quiet life with his faithful pet - until one day, he gets a sewing machine and discovers a remarkable talent for tailoring. Word spreads, the phone starts ringing, and soon every dog in the park wants to wear his co-ordinating canine couture. Flounces, frills, florals, stripes - there's something for everyone, pedigree or mutt, dachshund or Weimaraner, even highly-connected corgis ...


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A wonderfully witty and original wordless story from a major new picture book talent - the perfect present for dog-lovers, style-hounds and faithful friends of all ages

Rarely does a debut so justly and eloquently lay down its claim to be a classic; Archie is a comic masterpiece. Gloriously understated and beautifully drawn, it wins on every score Alexander Armstrong (Armstrong and Miller) Witty, fantastical, totally loveable with a very loyal ending Clarissa Dickson Wright Woof! Woof! We are smitten Savour every page of this utterly charming book Country Life Archie ... was clearly designed for reading pleasure ... Gordon's fine watercolors capture the various dogs' personalities and styles with aplomb. The New York Times

Domenica More Gordon is an artist whose wonderful felted dogs have found fame worldwide, with customers including Brad Pitt. She is married to the author and screenwriter Charlie Fletcher, and lives in Musselburgh, just outside Edinburgh.

General Fields

  • : 9781408828649
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Childrens
  • : 0.218
  • : June 2013
  • : 184mm X 280mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Domenica More Gordon
  • : Paperback
  • : Aug-13
  • : Domenica More Gordon
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6
  • : 48
  • : Colour