Puts on the Dog

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From December 12 through December 27, will host "The Dog Stories Contest." Visitors to the Book site will have the chance to win a $200 Doggie Prize Pack-treats, toys, note cards, dog food, and signed copies of three outstanding dog books. The books are: Zen Dog, photographs by Toni Tucker with concept by Judith Adler (Clarkson Potter Publishers); Dog, photographs by Deborah Samuels (Chronicle Books); and Rover Saves Christmas, by Roddy Doyle, illustrated by Brian Ajhar (Scholastic Books).

Contestants will try to match words to pictures or photographs in this cooperative promotion among Random House, Chronicle Books, and Scholastic Books.

Also from December 12 through December 27, booksellers can enter a contest for signed copies of the highlighted dog titles by creating an online display using the "Dog Stories" theme.

Beginning January 4, stores can participate by creating an in-store display featuring these books.

From all participating booksellers, both online and in-store, one winner will be drawn to receive signed copies of all of the dog books. To enter the online drawing, e-mail Meg Smith at [email protected] once your theme is live. More information will available at and