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HarperCollins, May 29, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Lying in a favorite spot on a porch overlooking the beach, a faithful canine interacts with his beloved family as they play, run errands and explore, in a gentle story complemented by evocative watercolor illustrations. By the author of the New York Times Best Illustrated Book, Dance! 20,000 first printing.

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User Review  - hlmusiclover - LibraryThing

A great book to ponder on what things that you may value in life. Homer lives a minimalist lifestyle. He is satisfied with having food, shelter, and love from his caregiver. The prose is spare and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Analley - LibraryThing

Homer was a story about how a dog lived with a lovely family and three other dogs right on the beach. His three dog siblings asked if Homer wanted to run in the yard and chase the ball, but Homer said ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Elisha Cooper is the award-winning author of Farm, Beach, Magic Thinks Big, and Dance!, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, as well as other acclaimed titles. His books for adults include the memoir Crawling: A Father's First Year.

Elisha Cooper lives with his family in New York City. He has loved some great dogs in his life.

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