Doodled Dogs, released 26th June, 2018 from author Gemma Correll and published by Quarto Publishing - Walter Foster. At 160 pages and 6x7", it's small and compact and good for purse or backpack for those meetings or lectures that call for a little doodling escapism.
For those unfamiliar with author Gemma Correll's style (see the cover), it's quirky and a bit offbeat and oddly endearing. She has a large following on her blog and other social media platforms.
Anyhow, this book gives some tutorial guidance for doodling cats in all sorts of costumes and situations. It's not primarily a tutorial book, half the page content is given over to entertaining cat factoids and showcasing the author's drawings, but there are some step-by-step tutorial pages to give the would-be cat doodler (ca'doodler?) a very gentle nudge in the right direction.
One note; this book and the companion book about dog doodling have several pages which are identical to one another. I wasn't disappointed or annoyed, but having the exact same format in the same order with about 10% (+/-) of exatly the same page content is ever so slightly cheeky in my humble opinion.
Anyhow, for people who love doodling cats in amusing positions, this is a moderately cute book. Ditto the dog book. People who buy both will be supporting the artist author (and publisher) and that's not a bad thing.
Four stars, the world needs more lighthearted fun cartoons to hopefully distract us from the 'real world'.
Disclosure: I received an ARC at no cost from the author/publisher for review purposes.