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Boot & Shoe (edition 2012)

by Marla Frazee, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)

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Title:Boot & Shoe
Authors:Marla Frazee
Other authors:Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
Info:Beach Lane Books (2012), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 40 pages
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I found Boot and Shoe to be a very charming book about love and friendship. I really enjoyed the design of the book. The vignettes that were used for the illustrations really helped to make the book more intimate, while at the same time modeling the close friendship that these two dogs shared. I also observed that, because there were two main characters in this book, and the author wanted to highlight their similarities, she chose to illustrate their identical actions right next to each other on the same or facing page. I felt that this helped to convey the emotions of the book, whether it was a comedic part, as in when the squirrel was in the face of each dog, or a sad moment, like when Boot and Shoe each went around the house looking for each other at the same time, and therefore failing to find one another.
All in all, this book is definitely one that I would like to share, and I am interested in looking into more of Frazee's books. ( )
  childrenslitpdx | Jan 29, 2016 |
Boot and Shoe are best friends and they do everything together. One day, as the assume their designated spot on the front and back porch, a squirrel begins to bother them. The dogs run all around and end up on opposite porches. They wait for each other and grow very sad. After a sleepless night of waiting, both dogs have to pee and are reunited. They decide to go to bed, together.
  whitacre | Jan 24, 2016 |
This book was very cute and I really liked the penciled drawings which were more on the realistic side but still fun. Boot & Shoe displayed a good example of keeping friends close but also embracing solitude and enjoying some alone time. The part where Boot & Shoe chase the squirrel was the funniest part of the story due to the illustrations. ( )
  knorthway | Jan 9, 2016 |
This is the story about two dogs named Boot and Shoe. They do most things together except one spends his days on the back porch and the other spends his days on the front porch. Then, a squirrel came along and started some trouble.
  bcelaya | Nov 11, 2015 |
Boot and Shoe is a touching story about two dogs that share everything. One dog Shoe spends the day on the front porch, while the other Boot, spends their day on the back porch. After a squirrel runs them around the yard, Shoe ends up on the back porch and Boot ends up on the front porch. They both stay on the wrong side of the porch hoping that the other will show up, worrying for their friend. ( )
  CathrynAnna | Nov 8, 2015 |
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Boot and Shoe are dogs that live in the same house, eat from the same bowl, and sleep in the same bed but spend their days on separate porches until a squirrel mixes things up.

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