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There’s an old saying: “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” A few years ago, Senator Ted Kennedy decided to do just that. Now his beloved Portuguese Water Dog Champion Amigo’s Seventh Wave (nicknamed “Splash”) is the most famous canine on Capitol Hill. Here we follow Senator Kennedy and Splash through a busy day in DC, from press conferences to meetings with school groups to committee discussions to a floor vote. The result is an exciting, behind-the-scenes look at the life of one of the most energetic figures in American politics—and, of course, his equally famous owner. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Whatever your politics, don’t miss Sen. Edward Kennedy’s first-rate children’s book.”

    Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • “Enthusiastically and endearingly narrated by Splash, Senator Kennedy's Portuguese Water Dog, this spry tale…describes highlights of a day in the life of a working dog…Biographical sketches of Kennedy and Splash and a succinct explanation of how a bill becomes a law conclude this amusing, informative account, certain to win the votes—and hearts—of dog-loving kids.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “The tagteam narration with Senator Kennedy as himself and David de Vries as Splash brings intimacy and authenticity. Each takes pleasure in recounting their time together. The background music is zippy; sound effects include enthusiastic barks and students on tour.”


  • “This canine bundle of friendly, panting fun takes readers on a tour of monuments and then describes a typical day…With its multicultural cast, nonpartisan viewpoint, and protagonist brimming with personality, this look inside the Beltway is a first choice for classrooms, tourists, and animal lovers everywhere.”

    School Library Journal

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