Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Over the Counter #485

What book caught my eye this week as it passed over the library counter and under my scanner? A celebrity sensation....

Crusoe The Worldly Wiener Dog: Further Adventures with the Celebrity Dachshund by Ryan Beauchesne.

From St. Martin's Press:

"The New York Times bestselling and 2018 Animal Star People's Choice Award-winning popular blogger, internet sensation Crusoe, the Celebrity Dachshund returns with a beautiful and whimsical book full of heartwarming and goofy photographs of his around the world travels in Crusoe, the Worldly Wiener Dog.

Join the photogenic Crusoe as he leaves fame and fortune behind to expand his horizons, get his passport stamped, and journey across the globe to eat delicious food, relax on beautiful beaches, dig lots of holes, and generally enjoy all that celebrity travel has to offer. You'll also get to see a little of his "staycations" and life at home between travels.

Jet-setting is what dachshunds do best. From Switzerland’s Alps and Mexico’s Mayan temples to Italy’s seaside villages and France’s Eiffel Tower—as well as various locales throughout the U.S. and Canada—Crusoe shares his wit and wisdom on appreciating culture, fine wine, and haute cuisine, always dressing for the occasion, and maybe learning a thing or two about what really matters most in life along the way.

In hundreds of brilliant color photographs, see the charming and charismatic mini-doxie embark on such thrilling adventures as…

 Hitting the streets of New York City as The Wiener of Wall Street
* Stalking evildoers as Batdog
* Strolling Hollywood’s Walk of Fame (with his own star)
* Going out on a dinner and movie date with the lovely Paisley
* Digging for fossils at Dinosaur Provincial Park
* Playing doctor and dentist to his sidekick brother, Oakley
* Drinking at the notorious Bar Vitelli, shooting location of The Godfather
* Recovering from back surgery with lots of love and rehabilitating in style
* Tasting a beignet at New Orleans’s famous CafĂ© du Monde
* Exploring his German heritage as a “badger dog”—and discovering what wiener schnitzel actually is…

And so much more!"

(Over the Counter is a regular feature at A Bookworm's World. I've sadly come the realization that I cannot physically read every book that catches my interest as it crosses over my counter at the library. But...I can mention them and maybe one of them will catch your eye as well. See if your local library has them on their shelves!)


Icewineanne said...

OMG! I just adore all animals & this pup looks ever so cute. I’ll be checking this one out for sure ;-)

Icewineanne said...

Rats, my library doesn’t have this one but they do have copies of his earlier book ‘Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund’ so I put a hold on this one instead. It also sounds like an adorable book!

Luanne said...

So glad this one called out to you Icewineanne!

Patti V said...

How could you not love a pup dressed up in clothes and off on adventures?!?!

Luanne said...

He's a pretty cute little guy Patti!