Mrs. LaRue Letters from Obedience School. Written and Illustrated by Mark Teague Presented by Henry Dennard. Characters. Ike • a brown and white canine • disobedient • unhappy •spoiled. Mrs. LaRue • Ike’s owner • frustrated • concerned • loving. Setting.
Written and Illustrated by Mark Teague
• a brown and white canine
• Ike’s owner
The setting of this story is Snort City
Brotweiler Canine Academy is located there
•Ike steals food, chases the neighbor’s cat, howls and pulls Mrs. LaRue down and tears her coat.
•Mrs. LaRue enrolls Ike in Brotweiler Canine Academy.
•Ike writes Mrs. LaRue everyday to complain about the academy.
• Ike decides to escape from the academy.
• Ike becomes hungry and lonely, then he decides to go home.
• Ike rescues Mrs. LaRue from a truck she didn’t see as she crossed the street.
• Mrs. LaRue gives Ike a big party with all his friends and his favorite foods.
Conflict: Ike is disobedient to Mrs. LaRue.
Resolution: Ike goes to obedience school.
Sometimes things are not what
they appear to be
Ike was not being disobedient, he was trying to save Mrs. LaRue from danger
1. Ike is sent to solitary confinement.
2. Ike suffers from no food and shelter, so he returns home.
1. Ike refuses to roll over.
2. Ike escapes from Brotweiler Canine Academy.
I would recommend this book to everyone to read especially dog lovers like me. This book is so funny and it also teaches a good lesson.