ISBN-10:
0545581605
ISBN-13:
9780545581608
Pub. Date:
Publisher:
Dog Man (Dog Man Series #1)

Dog Man (Dog Man Series #1)

by Dav Pilkey

Hardcover

$9.99
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for delivery by Wednesday, September 22

Overview

From worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey comes Dog Man, the canine cop who's part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!

George and Harold have created a new breed of justice. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound digs into deception, claws after crooks, rolls over robbers, and scampers after squirrels. Will he be able to resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?

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.



Related collections and offers

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545581608
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 08/30/2016
Series: Dog Man Series
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,489
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: GN390L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

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 write and illustrate for kids. He took her advice and created his first book, World War Won, which won a national competition in 1986. Dav made many other books before being awarded the California Young Reader Medal for Dog Breath (1994) and the Caldecott Honor for The Paperboy (1996).

In 2002, Dav published his first full-length graphic novel for kids, called The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby. It was both a USA Today and New York Times bestseller. Since then, he has published more than a dozen full-length graphic novels for kids, including the bestselling Dog Man and Cat Kid Comic Club series.

Dav's stories are semi-autobiographical and explore universal themes that celebrate friendship, empathy, and the triumph of the good-hearted.

When he is not making books for kids, Dav loves to kayak with his wife in the Pacific Northwest.

Customer Reviews