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101 Dalmatians
101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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The book that inspired the animated movie classic! When Dearly's Dalmatians have their first litter of pupsfifteen in alleveryone is delighted. But their joy is shortlived, for the pups are kidnapped! Scotland Yard is baffled, but the keenest canine minds are on the caseand on the trail of Cruella de Vil, the most fiendish person to ever covet a fur coat. Pongo and Missis would give everything they have to bring their puppies safely home... but will they succeed in rescuing them from the cluthes of the evil Cruella de Vil? "A tale full to overflowing with those prime requisites of a good storywarmth and humor, imagination and suspense."Chicago Sunday Tribune "Superb reading. The puzzle of the hundred and one is delightful.... Highly recommended."SLJ
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LauraJ
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TheReadingMermaid 😂😂😂😂😂 🧟‍♀️ 3w
bookful 😂😂👻 3w
JazzFeathers 😂 3w
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TheAromaofBooks
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#7days#7covers Day four!!

Do play if you haven't yet!!

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erzascarletbookgasm
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Cruella de Vil, #elegantevil
#augustabc

(Image from Folio Society)

Cathythoughts Brilliant pic 👍🏻♥️ 3mo
Eggs Great choice 3mo
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MollyLooby
The Hundred and One Dalmatians | Dodie Smith, David Roberts

Forgot to post my blog post for International Women's Day! Check out my blog celebrating the greatest female villains! Featuring Cruella De Vil, Miss Trunchbull, Cersei Lannister, and Dolores Umbridge!
http://www.mollylooby.com/single-post/2019/03/08/Greatest-Female-Villains

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EmilieGR
101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
Pickpick

Darker than the movies but still funny and fun

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JenlovesJT47
101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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I have a question for everyone: who here would be interested in doing a nostalgia swap? It‘s an idea that‘s been floating around my head for awhile. Also, are there any good swaps that still have signups open? I was so sad I missed the Valentine‘s Day swaps and St. Patrick‘s Day. I was sick both times and missed the signups!

#swap
#Jace

mcipher What would a nostalgia swap entail? Like stuff from childhood? 8mo
jillannjohn I like the sound of this... 8mo
JenlovesJT47 @mcipher yes! Like your favorite book series (Sweet Valley, Babysitter‘s Club, etc), TV shows (Saved by the Bell, 90210), candy, snacks, all sorts of things! Would be so fun! 8mo
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bookish_wookish OMG like an 80‘s swap??!!! Or 90‘s?!?! Where do i sign up??? 8mo
OriginalCyn620 That sounds beyond fun!! 🤗 8mo
JackOBotts Sounds totally rad! 😉🤘🏼 8mo
mcipher That is such a great idea, I love it!! 🥰 8mo
JenlovesJT47 @bookish_wookish yes!! I‘m going to work on having the signups set up by this weekend! 🤗 8mo
Melwilk I have been having a difficult time getting motivated for swaps lately, but a nostalgia swap sounds intriguing. 8mo
WriterAtHeart Awesome idea! 8mo
Kaylamburson I love this idea! Also @BookishMarginalia just posted about the summer swap! 7mo
JenlovesJT47 @Kaylamburson thank you so much for letting me know about secret Santa! Also, I still plan on doing the nostalgia swap but haven‘t had a chance to set it up yet, too stressed trying to plan Jace‘s first birthday party 😩 Hoping to have it all set up next week! 🤗😘 7mo
Kaylamburson Awww what a sweetie! 1st Birthday already! Keep me updated 😊 7mo
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LondElle89
The Hundred and One Dalmatians | Dodie Smith, David Roberts
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Mehso-so

This was such an odd book. It was entertaining, but it was weird at some points. I'm a huge fan of the Disney movie, so it was nice to see where Walt and his team found inspiration from. I will say, I think the movie took the best bits from the book and made a great movie there is one scene I wish they kept and also amp up Cruella's madness/evilness because she was delightful to read in the fun but strange book. 3/5 stars.

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Melwilk
101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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I picked this book up on a whim last weekend at Goodwill. Of course, I have seen the movie so many times. I have kids! The book was so much fun to read to compare to the movie. There were differences, but it was the same great story. Parts of the book were dated: for instance, Missis was not as smart as Pongo, but things like that were easy to forgive.

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aimelou26
101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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🎀 On the whole, I‘ll read one at a time. But if I‘m struggling with a book, I‘ll pick up another to read as well.

🎀 Definitely a movie.

🎀 Outside looking in, but if I‘ve really enjoyed a book I have a habit of creating new characters and plot lines so I can keep the story going in my head. I find it hard to let go sometimes 😂

🎀 101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith.

#OnlyReadersUnderstand @nu-bibliophile

nu-bibliophile That's so funny because I try to make up plot lines too to extend the story especially the ones that moved me. Yay! I found someone that does the same thing 🙌🙌 1y
aimelou26 @nu-bibliophile 😄 I‘m so happy that I‘ve found someone else who does this! It‘s just so hard to let characters go sometimes! 🙈 1y
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ReadZenRites
101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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MAY 11 PROMPT: Lost Books

This 1957 Edition of the Hundred and One Dalmatians had been hidden from me as a child because my mother could not trust me to keep from coloring the illustrations (yes, that‘s my handiwork above) #lostbook. Although this is considered a first edition, the story appeared in serial form in Woman‘s Day Magazine as “The Great Dog Robbery” in 1956 & 1957.

#coololdbooks #lostbooks #oldchildrensbooks

tammysue Ooh very nice!! 😍 2y
DebinHawaii Very cool! One of my favorites growing up! 💜 2y
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ReadZenRites Thank you @DebinHawaii It is was a favorite of mine, too... even after I was forced to switch to the Disney version with already-colored illustrations. 😬 2y
DebinHawaii For what it's worth I think you have great coloring talent! 😆👍 2y
ReadZenRites Thanks @DebinHawaii 😂 I was mightily provoked that I never got to color the lady‘s skirt. It‘s so half finished that way🙁 2y
Linsy This is so great! 💜 1y
ReadZenRites Thanks @Linsy 😊💕 1y
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mskayla07
The 101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
Mehso-so

This was cute but it dragged on for way too long.

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Lcsmcat
The 101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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My kids loved this book when the were little, but I didn‘t remember what was under the dust jacket. #nakedHardcovers #riotgrams @Liberty

britt_brooke How cute! 2y
Cinfhen Awwww, ❤️ 2y
BookMaven407 Love that 🐾❤️ 2y
WellReadCatLady I had this version when I was a kid! 2y
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guinsgirlreads
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Ugh really amazon?!? #wishlist #funkopop

Jinjer 👀 2y
Jinjer 😡 2y
TricksyTails WUTT?! 🤬 2y
CareBear lol it‘s because it‘s vaulted. 2y
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JackOBotts
The 101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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When I think of Black, White, & Re(a)d, some of the first things that come to mind are Cruella de Vil & 101 Dalmatians. Check out @hermyknee 's feed for a neat #BlackWhiteAndRead #Giveaway! ❤️🖤❤️🖤❤️🖤

JoeStalksBeck Awesome! 2y
hermyknee Yes! She is eviiiil to the max. 2y
BekahPat Cruella de Vil if she doesn't scare you nobody will. 2y
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tpixie @BekahPat ha! Yes!! 2y
tpixie Love it! 2y
JackOBotts @BekahPat @tpixie - oh, she's a bad egg, alright! 2y
tpixie Lol! She and Mr Grinch! 🖤❤️💚 2y
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Libby1
The Hundred and One Dalmatians | Dodie Smith, David Roberts
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#UncannyOctober
#Garish
@RealLifeReading

A puppy skin coat, Cruella?

Simply garish.

CatLass007 😈 2y
SauerPatch I didn't know this was a book! 😮 2y
Pogue I love this book! So much more dental then in the movie, and it made much more sense. 2y
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Andrew65 That cover takes me back! 2y
Centique I loved the book too! Now I‘m wondering where my copy is.... 2y
Libby1 @SauerPatch - there are a few differences between the book and film. I thought the book was charming and I love the illustrations. 2y
Libby1 I agree, @Pogue . I‘m sure you meant detail not dental. Stupid autocorrect! 2y
Libby1 @Andrew65 - isn‘t that cover wonderful? It‘s such an old copy, and I found it for only 25 pence. 2y
Libby1 @Centique - I hope you find it. 🙃 2y
Pogue Autocorrect has mess with me a lot. 2y
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VioletBramble
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#backtoreading #family
An old photo of my niece reading 101 Dalmatians to the cat.

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Jamesfahyauthor
The 101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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Dog-tired this morning, so I have become a book.
Has anyone else read 101 dalmatians? Cruella is still such a wonderful and fun villain 😁
#bookishselfie #101dalmatians #villians #classics

BeckyWrightAuthor You making puppy eyes at me Sir 😉....yes, very long time ago, best villains are always so cool..🐕😏 @Jamesfahyauthor 2y
lostbetweenthelines Read it when I was a kid and still have it! No offense to Disney, but I always thought the book was better. 2y
Jamesfahyauthor @BeckyWrightAuthor I was feeling ruff 😋 2y
Jamesfahyauthor @lostbetweenthelines the book almost always is 👌🏻 2y
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ashsbookmarks
The 101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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Day 27: I used to have a Dalmatian. Her name was Shadow. I'm so torn with getting a dog for my girls 😬 I just don't know
#ashsbookmarks #the100dayproject #bookmark #craft #dogsoflitsy #dogs #dog #dalmation

tpixie We have found peekapoo's are smart and loving. ( did love our lab- but big and shed) 3y
tpixie But don't be fooled -you'll be taking care of the dog and not the kids! 3y
CrowCAH Soo cute! 😊 3y
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SecretLivesOfFictionLovers
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We popped into the £ shop today and I just had to buy this for Willow!

SilversReviews So cute...adorable!! 2y
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Read4life
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AJBowers Yes!! 😂😂😂 3y
Laura317 Oh my gosh!! They are! 😂😂 3y
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TizJ3ss
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I hear it's national puppy day! This is my Perdita! She makes my life brighter and gives me a reason to get every morning. She loves long walks and snuggles! I rescued her, but she rescues me every day! The best pup a girl could ask for! #nationalpuppyday

britt_brooke Cutie! 3y
Cinfhen I love what u wrote ❤️ 3y
LauraBeth That's beautiful 💕💕 3y
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KarenUK 💗💗💗💗 3y
stacybmartin She is adorable!! 💜 3y
Eyelit Great photo! 💜 3y
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LyndseyReads Good one! 3y
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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
The 101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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Today's fb memory!

A long time ago this was my profile picture 🙈

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readeatretreat
The Hundred and One Dalmatians | Dodie Smith, David Roberts
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This #nationalcatday Tiger Lily is not impressed with the wig for my Cruella De Vil costume!

BookishMarginalia Well, cats are tough customers and even tougher critics! 3y
MrBook What @BookishMarginalia said ☝🏻️! 😻😻😻 3y
readeatretreat @BookishMarginalia @MrBook They are! Now I just have to stop her nesting in it 😂 3y
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Julsmarshall
The 101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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Pickpick

She is the one I love to hate! She hurts puppies=worst villain ever but I cheer when she gets hers in the end! #septphotochallenge #favevilliain @RealLifeReading

RealLifeReading That's a great pick! 3y
Godmotherx5 Oh this movie. My sister watched it on a loop. She had no recollection while my brothers & I can sing the tunes in harmony. Thanks, Sis. 🐶 3y
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The 101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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