Hondo & Fabian (Peter McCarty)

By , November 8, 2007 10:11 pm

My friend Wishy lent me this Caldecott Honor book and I immediately had to rush out and buy a copy to keep.

The non-wordy story is very simple: the contrast between a typical dog and cat day. Hondo the dog goes to the beach and Fabian the cat stays home with “the baby.” Guess who has the better day!

The soft illustrations are very sweet and soothing. Yet the expressions on the cat and dog faces convey such nuances of emotion that everyone, adult and child alike, will enjoy this book.

(Paperback is eligible for Amazon’s 4-for-3 promotion.)

One Response to “Hondo & Fabian (Peter McCarty)”

  1. Anonymous says:

    I love this book! And the illustrations would make a beautiful mural for a baby’s nursery! (If you have more artistic talent than me!)–Amy

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