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By Dorothée de Monfreid

Hello Gecko Press friends! It's all about dogs in our office right now for our new book: A Day with Dogs. Dogs on skis, dogs in vehicles, dogs in the kitchen – this rich and playful album features a cast of funny dog characters enacting everyday scenes.


Nine dogs live their everyday lives in these pages


for learning about seasons




and dogs of course!


"The dogs have names and you can follow each dog as they go through the day ... Preschoolers and juniors will love it.

Bob's Book Blog


Dorothée de Monfreid was born in France in 1973. She worked as a graphic designer before beginning to write and illustrate children's books. She has published dozens of children's books and also draws and writes comics. 

Her children's musical show Super Sauvage has been performed throughout France and she is also an accomplished ukulele player. Dorothée lives and works in Paris. 

You can download Dorothée's free dogs-inspired app here


Win a copy of A Day with Dogs  

To go in the draw, like this post on our facebook page. One winner will drawn on 27 October.

For more information or to purchase this book, click here.

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"You don't have to be grown up to read 110 page comedies"

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