Pets and Their Famous Humans

About the Authors

Ana Gallo is the author of numerous books for children and adults. She lives in Spain.

Katherine Quinn is an illustrator living in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. She works in both traditional and digital illustration, and uses a variety of vintage paper including old envelopes and book pages.

Pets and Their Famous Humans

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by Ana Gallo, Katherine Quinn (Illustrator)
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.
  • Hardcover
  • 48 pages
  • 8.3 × 0.4 × 10.7 inches
  • Published 2020

Editorial Reviews

“…[Gallo’s] petcentric overviews of each human subject’s life and achievements are generally both spot-on and rich in fascinating anecdotes.” —Kirkus Starred Review
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