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Dominic

Dominic

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by William Steig, Peter Thomas
     
 

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Dear Friends,
I am leaving in rather a hurry to see more of the world, so I have no time to say goodbye to you individually. I embrace you all and sniff you with love.
I don’t know when I’ll be back. But back I will be.
—Dominic

It’s time for a change, so Dominic packs a few things and heads out, letting the world take him where

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Dear Friends,
I am leaving in rather a hurry to see more of the world, so I have no time to say goodbye to you individually. I embrace you all and sniff you with love.
I don’t know when I’ll be back. But back I will be.
—Dominic

It’s time for a change, so Dominic packs a few things and heads out, letting the world take him where it may. When Dominic encounters members of the Doomsday Gang, he easily foils their attempt to rob him. Legend of his victory quickly spreads, and each new friend Dominic meets tells him a story of their own less-fortunate meeting with the villains, and asks for help from the heroic dog. But can one lone dog bring down an entire band of hooligans?

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 3-5-By William Steig. Dominic, an out-going mutt, sets out on a journey and encounters evil villains, friendly strangers, and a companion for life.
From the Publisher

“William Steig has created an engaging hero, a dog with a heart of gold, nerves of steel, and the varied talents of Renaissance Man. Dominic sallies forth to see the world and to earn gratitude and acclaim for his generosity, his courage, and his prowess at absolutely everything to which he turns his paw--including the foiling of a dastardly troop of villains who have been preying on the community . . . A good story for reading aloud.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

“A likely candidate for classic status.” —Selma G. Lanes, Harper's

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739380802
Publisher:
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/12/2009
Edition description:
Unabridged
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

William Steig published his first children’s book, Roland the Minstrel Pig, in 1968, and received the Caldecott Medal for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble in 1970. Dominic won the 1973 Christopher Award and was named an ALA Notable Book and a National Book Award Finalist.

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Dominic 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
MenaW More than 1 year ago
Want to make a kid happy? Want a kid to love books? Simply put this in their little curious hands.
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Thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It was for my son's 2nd grade book club group. The adventures of Dominic was charming but to add the lyrical narrative, profound insights throughout the book, and the marriage of various literary types took this children's book to a much higher level.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Dominic is a fantastic book. I read it over and over when I was in 4th grade. It the cutest book. People who like adventure should read this book=)
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am currently 21 years old. I read this book in elemantry school one year and fell in love with it. I read it atleast twice every year after, for atleast 4 years. When I moved my new school library didn't have a copy of the book and neither did my town library. I have been searching for this book every since. It made such a lasting impression on me and my childhood that I never forgot the name nor the author. Every child should read this story, the story line and the moral are great.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this book! I'm 13 years old and got the book from a box of books my Grandma was going to sell. I think EVERYONE should read this book. After I finished the book I found myself read EVERY day. This suprised my mom. Now I LOVE to read, thanks to Dominic! The story starts out with Dominic leaving his home to figure out his future...Doomsday gang...To find out how it ends READ THE BOOK, PLEASE!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The description of this book is wonderful, and every page is full with beautiful detail. I have read this book 40 times...in a row. It is so charming, and enchanting. This book has likeable characters and great villans. Dominic also has a valauble lesson to teach children. When you are good to other people.....(or animals in this case) good things will come to you. This is a great gift to give to any child, because it is a beautiful book all around.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is wonderful and it was the first real book of fantasy that my teacher had read to my class and me in 3rd grade. It opened my world up and I began to be interested in books! Now my mom is very happy that I am starting to read books. I really can say that this book truely saved my day and life!