The Backward Bird Dog

The Backward Bird Dog

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by Bill Wallace, David Slonim
     
 

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What's a bird dog to do? Everyone knows a bird dog leads with his nose. Everyone but J.C. After all, what's a pup supposed to think when he's welcomed to his new home by a cat who thwacks him on the nose with his claws..a dog who bites him on the nose..a bee sting on his you-know-what and a mad mamma bird who attacks the sorest par to of his body with her beak? …  See more details below

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What's a bird dog to do? Everyone knows a bird dog leads with his nose. Everyone but J.C. After all, what's a pup supposed to think when he's welcomed to his new home by a cat who thwacks him on the nose with his claws..a dog who bites him on the nose..a bee sting on his you-know-what and a mad mamma bird who attacks the sorest par to of his body with her beak? Poor J.C. All he wants is love...cuddling up to My Justin...a good tummy-scratching by My Bill and My Carol. J.C. wants to make his new family proud. But can he point with a nose everyone wants to attack? There must be a better way.....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671568535
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.62(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Bill Wallace grew up in Oklahoma. Along with riding their horses, he and his friends enjoyed campouts and fishing trips. Toasting marshmallows, telling ghost stories to scare one another, and catching fish was always fun.
One of the most memorable trips took place on the far side of Lake Lawtonka, at the base of Mt. Scott. He and his best friend, Gary, spent the day shooting shad with bow and arrows, cutting bank poles, and getting ready to go when their dads got home from work.
Although there was no "monster" in Lake Lawtonka, one night there was a "sneak attack" by a rather large catfish tail. Checking the bank poles was not nearly as fun or "free" after that point, but it was the inspiration for this story.
Bill Wallace has won nineteen children's state awards and been awarded the Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award for Children's Literature from the Oklahoma Center for the Book.

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Backward Bird Dog 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 23 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The backwards bird dog was one of the best books I have ever read if you like this book I would recomend another bill wallance book called beauty
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was a really great book! I'd recomend it to any kid I knew. The plot was quick, interesting, and funny. The surprise ending leaves you feeling satisfied. Plus, the whole thing is original to the core, all the way to the cartoony illustrations! Grownup or kid, I know you'll want to get a copy of this book for yourself.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Good Story. Loved Chrachters Nice flow
Shayla Foss More than 1 year ago
This book is great for kids and its sooo funny
Elizabeth Smith More than 1 year ago
It is the most awesomest book ever good for your kids to i think they will love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome! I loved it and I'm 10! I love how it's from the dog's perspective, which makes it seem even more real (Of course I know it's not really real though!) Wish my little sister would read it. It doesn't really matter what age you are, if you read this post you have got to get it! It's really great! Anybody would love it!!!!!!;)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
# best book ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love Bill Wallace and his book also Beauty and a Dog Called Kitty!
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There you will find a review called Anaymous Janurary 13 read it and be ready.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
i liked the book but i tought ferrets in the bedroom lizards in the frige was better. I feeled like i was cj alot.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THIS WAS A VERY GOOD BOOK BESIDES THAT IN ONE PLACE, IT HAD A 1 INSTEAD OF A I !!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I hate is book for ever
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very funny
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think it's a heartwarming funny almost nonfiction! I would reccomend this book to anyone who is at least 8.
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