The king who barked : real animals who ruled

Jones, Charlotte Foltz

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  • Creator by Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by Yayo
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication First edition. New York : Holiday House, [2009] ©2009
  • Physical Details
    • 40 pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
  • ISBNs 9780823419258, 0823419258
  • OCLC ocn232327383


  • Stories about real animals who have held positions of leadership, from mayor to king.


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 38-39) and index.


  • Africa: Dogs rule: Ethiopia's dog-king -- Europe: Horse sense: Incitatus -- You dirty dog: King Henry I's dog -- It's a dog's life: King Saur -- Asia: Puppy love: Emperor Ling Ti's Pekingese dogs -- The cat's meow: Myobu No Omoto -- Day of the jackal: A hero of India -- White elephant: The elephants of the Siamese court -- South America: Rhino overthrow: Cacareco -- Monkey business: Taio -- North America: Gone to the dogs: Bosco -- Pussyfooting around: Paisley and company -- Going hog wild: Pigasus -- Getting his goat: Clay Henry -- Mule rule: Boston Curtis
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