Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess


Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess by Janet Hill

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Miss Wilhelmina Moon is a governess. But she’s not just any old governess. No, she’s a dog governess. In charged of sixty-seven dogs, ranging from the largest to the smallest breeds, Miss Moon has a way of keeping this rowdy bunch calm.

Day in and day out, she does more than walk, feed, and entertain her four-legged charges. Responsible for more than their physical well-being, Miss Moon has twenty lessons that ensure that her charges will live the utmost hap pies and fullest lives they could possibly live.

From whimsical to serious, these lessons keep, not only her sixty-seven charges in line, they keep Miss Moon herself happy. Lessons like: “With a splash of imagination, anything can be fun” or “make-believe is food for the soul” and a particular favorite “a good book will chase away the dark.”

Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess, written by author Janet Hill, is a picture book that will instantly capture and captivate readers of all ages.

The writing that fills the pages of this picture book, though sparse, is both smart and insightful. Beyond that it’s touched with the perfect sprinkling of whimsy. Offering helpful tips to raising well-behaved dogs, Miss Moon’s twenty lessons also offer sage life advice to the readers too.

As impressible as the writing is, the illustrations that fill the pages of Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess, are the true shining stars.  The world beautiful doesn’t even begin to accurately describe them.  In soft, yet vibratory hues, the illustrations are detailed and lush. And what truly make this book come alive.

Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess is simply sweet. It’s a book that is sure to be loved by readers of all ages.