His name is Maxi and he rides in a taxi with his beloved Jim all day!
Maxi, a homeless mutt, has fended for himself in the city until one day he meets taxi drive Jim who invited him to come home and live with him. Maxi can hardly believe his good luck, and from that point on, he and Jim share their adventures. They revel in the sights and sounds of the city: Maxi tells of rushing a young couple to the hospital, in a frantic effort to beat the stork; of the day when two circus clowns and a chimp jump into their; and about the times when Maxi puts on his Groucho Marx nose, mustache and glasses for the entertainment of the backseat passengers.
These and other adventures are brillitantly depicted in Mark Buehners stunning and joyful paintings of a dogs-eye view of city life.
Children and older readers will return to this happy tale, to enjoy Maxis good fortune again and again, and to absorb the glorious colors and the many witty details of Mark Buehners paintings.
A stray dog in New York City is adopted by a taxi driver, with whom he thereafter rides and shares adventures each day.