Maddie on Things

Maddie on Things

A Super Serious Project About Dogs and Physics

Book - 2013
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From bicycles to mailboxes to giant watermelons to horses, there isn't really anything that Maddie won't stand on with grace and patience. This beautiful dog, her strange pastime and the gorgeous photography have made this a surprise viral hit online. With thousands of notes on each instagram post, Maddie has also been featured on sites like wired, gizmodo, photojojo, and the urban outfitters blog. The tumblr site currently receives over 10K hits a day. She's like a statelier, more graceful Maru the cat in her commitment to a bizarre but endearing habit. This beautiful, funny, indie art book collects photos of Maddie engaging in her hobby all over America, in the tradition of Travels with Charlie.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2013.
ISBN: 9781452115566
Characteristics: 159 pages :,color illustrations, map (some colour) ;,21 cm.

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JCLHelenH Jun 11, 2014

Maddie is so fun. I can't tell if she actually enjoys standing on things, or if she's just extremely tolerant of the man she loves. Hmmmmm...I wonder if my Max would stand on the houseboat flagpole?

JCLHopeH May 07, 2014

This is like an updated, photographic version of Steinbeck's Travels with Charlie with slightly more focus on the canine companion, Maddie. Simple, playful, and artistic, it's fun to flip through the pictures and admire the Maddies's acrobatic talents with myriad bits of America in the background. I especially liked spotting local cities like Shawnee and Lee's Summit in the mix.

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