Hudson and the Puppy: Lost in Paris (A Paris-Chien Adventure) (Hardcover)

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When Hudson encounters a lost puppy, our hero takes him on a whirlwind tour of Paris—on foot, Vespa and bateau mouche—to find his home. What will Hudson do when he realizes the puppy is homeless? This sweet tale of empathy and friendship has lots of colorful Paris scenery, French vocabulary, and includes a petit dictionnaire of French words and phrase.

About the Author

Jackie Clark Mancuso is the author / illustrator of "Paris-Chien Adventures," a series of picture books about an American terrier living in Paris. Jackie loves to travel and visits her French friends, human and canine, whenever she can. Visit her online at and on Instagram @jackieclarkmancuso

Praise For…

“Beautiful, full-page gouache paintings vividly capture the bustle of Paris . . . Cinematic references (Jacques Tati, Charlie Chaplin) will appeal to cinephiles . . . A glossary offers pronunciations and definitions for French words . . . Absolutely delightful, especially for dog lovers and Francophiles.”  —Kirkus Reviews

“Whether they're whizzing by on a scooter, with fur and ears flying in the wind, or walking slowly with slumped shoulders and lowered heads, we always know exactly how they feel. Kids will delight in seeing the newly adopted puppy finally smiling on the last page.” —Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media

“My 4-year-old and I love this series about Hudson . . . these are wonderful books for your budding Francophile.”  —Ann Mah, author, The Lost Vintage

“It's Hudson to the rescue in this third adventure featuring the charming and loveable Norwich terrier with the perky ears.” —Monica Kulling, award-winning children's book author, Mary Anning's Curiosity

“Hudson is so relatable for kids.”  —@picturebookplaydate

"An utterly charming and delightfully entertaining picture book for children ages 5-7, Hudson and the Puppy: Lost in Paris will prove to be an immediate and enduringly popular addition to family, preschool, elementary school, and community library collections." —

"Adults will enjoy this unusual picture book." —The Baytown Sun, Baytown, TX

France Today magazine online edition article entitled, "This Book About a Homeless Puppy in Paris is Perfect for Budding Francophiles." The article highlights the newest book in the series: Hudson and the Puppy: Lost in Paris, it also features an interview with Jackie Clark Mancuso in which she talks about the origins of the Paris-Chien series dating back to living in Paris. She also talks about her aspirations for the books: introducing art to children, and using Hudson as a model. —

"Her implacable puppy protagonists, with their loyal souls and contagious joie de vivre, are impossible not to love." —Interview, Palisadian-Post, Pacific Palisades, CA

"Mancuso's 'Paris-Chien' books are a rare breed indeed: something that children and adults can both love and appreciate equally. Her rich, swirling illustrations adorn the pages, recalling les Fauves like Matisse and Derain with some modern twists of Hockney. Each one, like the city they depict, is a 'moveable feast' on which the eye may linger." —Interview, Palisadian-Post, Pacific Palisades, CA

"A canine caper of the highest caliber; a wagging, whimsical whirlwind that will have you paws-itively howling as the doggy duo traverse the City of Lights via Vespa, train, and bateau mouche." —Interview, Palisadian-Post, Pacific Palisades, CA

Product Details
ISBN: 9780988605855
ISBN-10: 0988605856
Publisher: La Librairie Parisienne
Publication Date: April 7th, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: A Paris-Chien Adventure
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