Bartelby is a very long and lovable dachshund who lives in a bookstore. He has a lovely set of friends who take him for walks through the city, but he has no idea that his bumbling backside leaves a trail of destruction and accidents behind him. Embarrassed that he has no control over his back end, Bartelby vows to never leave the cozy bookstore again. Can his friends help him find a way to help himself?
This beautifully illustrated picture book features silly fun along with an important message: that we love our friends not in spite of their flaws, but because of them.
Julia Patton is an author and illustrator of over 50 titles lives and works in a rustic woodshed in rural Northumberland, UK. Julia gained an MA in Illustration from Edinburgh University and her picture books are inspired by extensive adventures visiting family scattered around the globe. Her illustration style is a combination of traditional and digital mixed media collages, hand drawn typography with a passion for diagrams and gadgets. When she’s not in the studio you’ll find Julia making tree houses and wild camping.