The present work was reproduced as an illustration for Ludwig Bemelmans' 1953 book Madeline's Rescue. The story follows Madeline and her schoolmates as they search for their missing pet dog, Genevieve. The present work illustrates the moment when, "They went looking high and low. And every place a dog might go." The second book in Bemelmans' Madeline series, Madeline's Rescue won the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1954.