Simmons Book Reviewed

“The Story of Jules Verne, A Watch Pocket Dog” by area artist Wayne Simmons was recently reviewed by The Midwest Book Review. The review appears in mulitiple places, including the May 2010 library newsletter, “Wisconsin Bookwatch,” as well as the May 2010 online “Internet Bookwatch.”

The review finds that in The Story of Jules Verne “Wayne Caldwell Simmons brings together in a single 100-page volume a series of superbly written and intensely personal stories of his association with a seemingly rather ordinary and unimpressive canine foundling that grew to be an extraordinary and genuinely impressive hunting dog.”

It concludes that Simmons book is “a ‘must’ for anyone who has ever felt their canine companion to have been an integral part of their life.”

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