William Wegman's Mother Goose: William Wegman

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Hyperion Books for Children, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
A collection of classic nursery rhymes illustrated with photographs of Weimaraner dogs portraying the storybook characters.

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User Review  - dmarie8 - LibraryThing

Collection of classic Mother Goose nursery rhymes. Among the familiar rhymes in the book are, Jack and JIll, Little Bo-Peep, Little Boy Blue, and Old King Cole. Children in Kindergarten through second ... Read full review


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William Wegman's Mother Goose ($17.95, PLB $17.89; Sept. 1996; 40 pp.; 0-7868-0218-9, PLB 0-7868-2231-7): The weimaraners are at it again, plundering Mother Goose for laughs in the competitive world ... Read full review


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About the author (1996)

William Wegman was born in 1943 in Holyoke, Massachusetts. He received a B.F.A. in painting from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1965. In 1967, He received an M.F.A. in painting and printmaking at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Wegman taught painting at various universities, but later became interested in photography and video. Wegman may be best-known for his photography involving his Weimaraner dogs in various poses and costumes. His work can be seen in museums throughout Europe and the United States, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Wegman was on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson Show in 1992, and his dogs have had appearances on Saturday Night Live and Sesame Street. Wegman lives in New York and Maine.

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