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Toe Dogs, Elbow Cats, and Picture Books: Combining Literature, Love of Animals, and Theatre in the Public Library Venue

By Lori Caskey Sigety

Abstract

Last year, my manager and I engaged in several fun conversations about the differences between cats and dogs. Although we adore both felines and canines, she is the proud parent of a greyhound and I live with two cats. Somehow our creative sessions merged into an idea of writing a play about cats and dogs. Although the concept of canine and feline rivalry has been used many times before, we wanted to put our own twist on the idea. We wanted the show to be big, fun and silly but with a message. We also wanted kids to associate the fun program with the library

Topics: Indiana Library Federation, Library science -- Societies, etc., St. Joseph County Public Library, Public libraries -- Cultural programs, Libraries and community -- Indiana -- South Bend, Cats -- Drama, Dogs -- Drama
Publisher: H.W. Wilson Company
Year: 2004
OAI identifier: oai:scholarworks.iupui.edu:1805/1350
Provided by: IUPUIScholarWorks

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