Monday, May 4, 2009

April #9 - NOTSO HOTSO

Title: Notso hotso

Author: Anne Fine

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Copyright: 2001

ISBN: 0-374-35550-9

Series or stand-alone: Stand-alone

Setting: Unknown

1st Sentence:

1. How the horror began
So suddenly one morning I'm like Scratch-scratch! Scratch-scratch! and can't stop.


Anthony, a neglected pet dog, develops an irritating skin condition and has most of his hair shaved off, which embarrasses him greatly until her realized he now looks like a lion and can frighten other animals and people.

My thoughts were that this book was eh! I thought I'd like it but I understand why it didn't circulate and we were in the process of weeding it from our collection. It was just boring, especially for a kid's dog book - and it's British, which is not my favourite - when it comes to literature.

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