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Howl with laughter with the FIFTH book in the hilarious full-colour, illustrated series, Dog Man, from the creator of Captain Underpants! When a new bunch of baddies bust up the town, Dog Man is called into action -- and this time he isn't alone. With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, our heroes must save the day by joining forces with an unlikely ally: Petey, the World's Most Evil Cat. But can the villainous Petey avoid vengeance and venture into virtue? Dav Pilkey's wildly popular Dog Man series appeals to readers of all ages and explores universally positive themes, including: empathy, kindness, persistence, and the importance of being true to one's self. Full colour pages throughout.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780545935173
Series: Dog Man
Audience: Children / Juvenile
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 224
Publication Date: 28 Aug 2018
Publisher: Scholastic US
Publication City, Country: New York, United States
Dimensions (cm): 21.6(H) x 14(L) x 2.2(W)
Weight (gm): 600

 

Reviews

Everyone Digs Dog Man!

* High-intensity, heartwarming, and, above all, hysterically funny. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* Riotously funny and original. -- School Library Journal, starred review

* An utter, unfettered delight. -- Booklist, starred review

* Readers (of any age) will be giggling from start to finish. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

* Action-oriented cartoons... Laffs aplenty. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

 

Author Biography

When Dav Pilkey was a kid, he was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia. Dav was so disruptive in class that his teachers made him sit out in the hallway every day. Luckily, Dav loved to draw and make up stories. He spent his time in the hallway creating his own original comic books -- the very first adventures of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.



In college, Dav met a teacher who encouraged him to illustrate and write. He won a national competition in 1986 and the prize was the publication of his first book, World War Won. He made many other books before being awarded the 1998 California Young Reader Medal for Dog Breath, which was published in 1994, and in 1997 he won the Caldecott Honor for The Paperboy.



The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, published in 2002, was the first complete graphic novel spin-off from the Captain Underpants series and appeared at #6 on the USA Today bestseller list for all books, both adult and children's, and was also a New York Times bestseller. It was followed by The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung Fu Cavemen from the Future and Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers, both USA Today bestsellers. The unconventional style of these graphic novels is intended to encourage uninhibited creativity in kids.



His stories are semi-autobiographical and explore universal themes that celebrate friendship, tolerance, and the triumph of the good-hearted. Dav loves to kayak in the Pacific Northwest with his wife.

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