Did you know that Mozart's pet starling was the inspiration for his Piano Concerto No. 17? Or that writer Dorothy Parker loved animals so much she let a pair of alligators swim in her bathtub?
These are just a couple of the stories in this delightful and surprising collection that profiles the strong bond between humans and their pets. Each of these wonderfully entertaining stories is made even more appealing by Katherine Quinn's captivating illustrations.
Together these stories and illustrations will create lasting impressions that will help young readers identify historic figures and spark joy in friendships with the animals in their own lives.