Billie Holidayalso known as Lady Dayhad fame, style, a stellar voice, big gardenias in her hair, and lots of dogs. She had a coat-pocket poodle, a beagle, Chihuahuas, a Great Dane, and more, but her favorite was a boxer named Mister. Mister was always there to bolster her courage through good times and bad, even before her legendary appearance at New Yorks Carnegie Hall. Newtons stylish illustrations keep the simply told story focused on the loving bond between Billie Holiday and her treasured boxer. An authors note deals more directly with the singers troubled life, and includes a little-known photo of Mister and Lady Day!