Dream Dog

Dream Dog

Book - 2013
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Harry cannot have the dog he desperately wants because of his father's sensitive nose, so he uses his X-35 Infra-Rocket Imagination Helmet to create Waffle, the dog of his dreams.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375866555
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Catrow, David


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In this boy-wants-a-dog story, illustrator David Catrow captivates our interest with bright pastels and engaging pictures. The humor of the words and pictures combine perfectly to draw in the reader. After Harry creates Waffle, his new dog seems to blend in with his surroundings. Play "Where... Read More »

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Feb 24, 2018

I love this book! The illustrations are amazing and the story is wonderful! So imaginative!

ChristchurchKids Mar 24, 2014

Dad's allergies aren't necessarily a deal-breaker when it comes to Harry's longing for a pet dog -- all Harry needs to do is put on his X-35 Infra-Rocket Imagination Helmet, and his dream dog appears. No one but Harry can see Waffle (who appears to be made from giant, fluffy clouds), but that doesn't stop boy and dog from forging a close friendship. Yet when Harry's dad (whose allergies have improved) brings home a real dog, Harry's loyalty is challenged. Whimsical, "distinctively idiosyncratic" (Booklist) artwork heightens the joyous tone of this imaginative picture book. Readers who are themselves allergic to dogs might enjoy Linda Joy Singleton's Snow Dog, Sand Dog.

March 2014 Picture books newsletter


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