The Pup After Merle

Book - 2010
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Since the publication of the best-selling Merle's Door, Ted Kerasote has received thousands of e-mails asking two questions: "Have you gotten another dog?" and "Are you writing a new book?" Pukka: The Pup After Merle answers both, in the most heartwarming way. Told in Pukka's charming voice and accompanied by more than 200 photos, Pukka: The Pup After Merle tells the story of how Ted found Pukka, recounting the early days of their bonding as they explore Kelly and the wider world. Walks become hikes and hikes become climbs, their adventures culminating in a rugged wilderness journey that teaches both Pukka and Ted something new about the dog-human partnership. Filled with stunning images of the West, Pukka is a love story as well as Ted's take on raising a puppy. It will do pictorially what Merle did with words--show how dogs thrive when treated as peers while illustrating the many ways that any dog opens the door to our hearts.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010
ISBN: 9780547386089
Branch Call Number: 636.7 KER
Characteristics: 200 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm


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sundaysunday123 Jun 26, 2014

A totally delightful picture book of adorable Pukka. Enjoyed seeing where Ted and Pukka roamed Wyoming. Great photography. Great captions. Superb.

Jan 26, 2011

This was a very easy read consisting mainly of photographs, annotations and comments presented as if from the dog, Pukka’s point of view. Appropriate for any age, this is a heartwarming tale of a man and his dog building a bond together in photographs. This would make a great coffee table book or a gift for someone who loves animals.
If you are expecting a story like "Merle's Door", you will be disappointed. This is cute, but basically just photos.

Nov 30, 2010

Ted Kerasote's photo journal of his second yellow lab, Pukka, the pup.

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