Roy Is Not a Dog

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$18.99  $17.66
Tundra Books (NY)
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8.6 X 11.1 X 0.6 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author
ESMÉ SHAPIRO grew up in Laurel Canyon, California and Ontario, Canada, and is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Her previous picture books include Ooko, which was nominated for a Governor General's Literary Award in 2016, Alma and the Beast, Carol and the Pickle-Toad and, most recently, My Self, Your Self, which has received two starred reviews. Esmé also illustrated Yak and Dove by Kyo Maclear, Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton by Margaret McNamara and A Garden of Creatures by Sheila Heti. She has exhibited at the Society of Illustrators, and her work has been featured in Taproot and Plansponsor magazines. Esmé lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband, Daniel, and their two dogs.

DANIEL NEWELL KAUFMAN is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker whose documentaries and short films have played at the SXSW, Tribeca and Cannes Lions film festivals. Raised in both Los Angeles and Vermont, Daniel's life is driven by a deep curiosity and love of people. This is Daniel's debut picture book. He lives with his wife and co-author, Esmé Shapiro, in an old farmhouse in the Hudson Valley.
"A pointed message about expecting, as well as accepting, differences in others, delivered with a doggy flourish." --Kirkus Reviews

"An eccentric conversation about self-identity, recommended for school and public libraries." --School Library Journal

"A very charming and incredibly fun picture book about the importance of community, being true to oneself, and not making assumptions." --CM: Canadian Review of Materials

"Perfect for dog lovers, language lovers and young detectives." --Young Adulting