Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books

 

Dog Books

Here is a selection of dog-themed books, including some vintage examples that date back to the early 1800s.

SOME SWELL PUP or Are You Sure You Want a Dog?, by Maurice Sendak and Matthew Margolis, illustration by Maurice Sendak, 1976

SOME SWELL PUP or Are You Sure You Want a Dog?, by Maurice Sendak and Matthew Margolis, illustration by Maurice Sendak, 1976

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Higglety Pigglety Pop!, Maurice Sendak, 1969

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Cannonball SIMP, John Burningham, 1966

Cannonball SIMP, John Burningham, 1966

Topsy and Angus and the Cat, Marjorie Flack, 1935

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Angus and the DucksMarjorie Flack, 1935

Pretzel and Pretzel and the Puppies, Margret & H.A. Rey, 1946

Pretzel and Pretzel and the Puppies, Margret & H.A. Rey, 1946

Denslow's Old Mother Hubbard, W.W. Denslow, 1903

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Denslow's Old Mother HubbardW.W. Denslow, 1903

BLOBBS AT THE SEA SIDE, G.Vernon Stokes, 1925

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BLOBBS AT THE SEA SIDE, G.Vernon Stokes, 1925

BOB-TAIL PUP, by Vernon Stokes, illustration by Cynthia Harnett, 1948

BOB-TAIL PUP, by Vernon Stokes, illustration by Cynthia Harnett, 1948

WHISTLE FOR WILLIE, Ezra Jack Keats, 1964

WHISTLE FOR WILLIE, Ezra Jack Keats, 1964

FiFi, Ludwig Bemelmans, 1940

FiFi, Ludwig Bemelmans, 1940

ROSA Perpetual Motion Machine, Barbro Lindgren, 1996

ROSA Perpetual Motion Machine, Barbro Lindgren, 1996

That New Animal, by Emily Jenkins, illustration by Pierre Pratt, 2005

That New Animal, by Emily Jenkins, illustration by Pierre Pratt, 2005

Otto at Sea, William Pene du Bois, 1936

Otto at Sea, William Pene du Bois, 1936

Caleb & Kate, William Steig, 1977

Caleb & Kate, William Steig, 1977

DOGS, by Maurice Wilson

DOGS, by Maurice Wilson

The Strawberry Dog, by Betty Paraskevas, illustration by Michael Paraskevas, 1993

THE GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI,  Chris Van Allsburg, 1979

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No, No. TAFFY! by Jean McDevitt, illustration by Flavia Gag, 1952

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LITTLE DOG TRUSTY, Maria Edgeworth, 1870

A BOOK OF DOGS: FOR LITTLE BOYS, 1824-1828

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Real Tales of Real Dogs, by Albert Terhune, illustration by Diana Thorne, 1935

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Pets and Playfellows, 1881 - 1895

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MAXIE, Virginia Kahl, 1956

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woof! woof!, by David A. Carter, 2006

>>For more from Osborne Collection, see these vintage alphabet books>>