A Dog Day (Hardback)

Cecil Aldin

"One of my favourite books of all time... This adorable book is enhanced by wonderful drawings by Cecil Aldin."
Jilly Cooper

First published in 1902 A Dog Day went through numerous editions and reprints and has been continuously in demand ever since. The story of a day in the life of a lovable scamp, told by the dog himself, that has captivated generations and has the rare quality of appealing to young and old alike. Children love its appealing hero and his ability to commit naughty act after naughty act and emerge scot free, while adults love the wit and humour of both the writing and the illustrations

Publication date: 12/09/2016


ISBN: 9780285643505

Imprint: Souvenir Press

Subject: Humour & Gift, Reference

Reviews for A Dog Day

'A day in the life of a disgracefully naughty puppy... The drawings by Cecil Aldin are absolute heaven.'

 Mail on Sunday

'Quite the best dog story ever written.'


'Cecil Aldin's most enduring creation... Perfect for anyone who loves dogs.'

 Horse & Hound

Cecil Aldin

Cecil Aldin

Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin (28 April 1870 – 6 January 1935), was a British artist and illustrator best known for his paintings and sketches of animals, sports, and rural life. Aldin executed village scenes and rural buildings in chalk, pencil and also wash sketching. He was an enthusiastic sportsman and a Master of Fox Hounds, and many of his pictures illustrated hunting. Aldin's early influences included Randolph Caldecott and John Leech.