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Flo & Wendell (Sometimes)
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William Wegman, beloved author and visual artist, is known internationally for his photographs, videos, and paintings. He has written numerous books for children, including the New York Times bestseller Puppies, and his videos appear regularly on Sesame Street. In this new book, his first in a decade, Wegman combines his background in painting with his photographs to create a fanciful new world, starring the two irresistible characters Flo and Wendell. Wegman and his family, which includes his four dogs Candy, Bobbin, Flo, and Topper (the real life Flo and Wendell), divide their time between New York and Maine.

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William Wegman has been a recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts grants in 1976 and 1985, the New York Foundation for the Arts Honor in 1999, and the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1975 and in 1986. His work has appeared on Saturday Night Live, Sesame Street, Nickelodeon, in the Sundance Film Festival, and in New Order's Blue Monday '88 music video, as well as in various advertisements and in museums around the country and the world, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He has appeared on Dogs 101, The Tonight Show, and Late Night with David Letterman. His adult photo book, Puppies, was a "New York Times" bestseller.

In 1982 "The Village Voice "named Man Ray, Wegman's original Weimaraner dog and first subject, the "Man of the Year."
"The contrast between the dogs deadpan stares and their lives of suburban industriousness...will raise grins from even the crabbiest readers." - Publishers Weekly, starred review
"The visual impact is playful and whimsical, with the painterly, colorful gouache contrasting comically with the serious, almost formal faces of the photographed dogs...a sure hit for Wegman fans." - Kirkus Reviews
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"The contrast between the dogs' deadpan stares and their lives of suburban industriousness...will raise grins from even the crabbiest readers." - Publishers Weekly, starred review

"The visual impact is playful and whimsical, with the painterly, colorful gouache contrasting comically with the serious, almost formal faces of the photographed dogs...a sure hit for Wegman fans." - Kirkus Reviews

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