101 Dalmatians Author:Dodie Smith When the Dearly's dalmatians have their first litter of puppies -- fifteen in all-everyone is delighted. But their joy is shattered when the pups are kidnapped! The humans don't have a clue as to who the culprit is, but the two Dalmatian parents know the scary Cruella de Vil has had something to do with it. After all, she adores furs, an... more »d the Dalmatians have such beautiful coats... The dogs' pets, Mr and Mrs Dearly, don't understand them, so it is up to Pongo and Missis to rescue their pups.« less
Lovely book. A much richer story than the movie - there are characters and situations that happen in the book that are skipped or combined in the movie, and all the characters are much more fleshed out. I've reread it many times, and love it.