Otto Has a Birthday Party

Otto Has a Birthday Party

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by Todd Parr

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Publishers Weekly
The lovable pup stars in two paper-over-board titles by Todd Parr: Otto Has a Birthday Party and Otto Goes to Camp. In the first, Otto tests his culinary skills, making a cake for his party (using shoes, bones and a hot dog, among other ingredients), while the second finds the canine packing his favorite bone, stick and cherry pie for a trip to the wilderness. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
School Library Journal
PreS-Otto the dog decides to make a cake for his birthday. He puts in "a cup of flour, two shoes, three bones, some pepperoni, a cootie bug, and a hot dog." He tops it off with mud frosting and puts it in the oven to bake. One by one, the canine's friends arrive for the party. After playing games and opening his gifts, Otto opens the oven door only to have the cake explode into a stinky mess. An ice-cream truck with a special delivery for the birthday dog and guests saves the event. On the final page, the author dispenses some cheerful advice: "Have fun on your Birthday, but don't put a cootie bug or a shoe in your cake!" The author's trademark bold colors and figures outlined in black are in evidence here; fans of Parr won't be disappointed.-Olga R. Kuharets, Broward County Libraries, Fort Lauderdale, FL Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
2 - 5 Years

Meet the Author

Todd Parr has created many bestselling books for children, including The Mommy Book and The Daddy Book and maintains a hugely popular website. Otto the dog is based on Todd's pitbull, Bully.

Brief Biography

Berkeley, California
Date of Birth:
July 9, 1962
Place of Birth:
Rock Springs, Wyoming
High school diploma

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