Author(s): Gene Zion
When Harry gets given a coat with roses on, everyone thinks it's lovely except Harry, who can't bear it. He's determined to lose it but that proves more difficult than he imagined. By the author of Harry the Dirty Dog and No Roses for Harry.
A funny tale about picky dog which all children can relate to.
Born on October 5, in 1913, Gene Zion attended the New School of Social Research and the Pratt Institute. In 1948, he married artist Margaret Bloy Graham, who then collaborated with him on all his picture books. When their marriage ended in 1968, Zion also ended his career as an author. Zion is best known for his creation of the rascally dog, Harry, who appears in such books as HARRY THE DIRTY DOG and HARRY BY THE SEA. He died in 1975.