The Bad Guys

The Bad Guys

Book - 2017
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The Bad Guys, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha, want to be heroes, and they decide that the way to do it is free the 200 dogs in the city dog pound--but their plan soon goes awry.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780545912402
Characteristics: 138 pages : black and white illustrations ; 20 cm


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A cast of 'bad guys' attempt to clean up their reputations by doing good . . . with questionable success. Mr. Wolf thinks he and his friends – Mr. Shark, Mr. Piranha, and Mr. Snake – are misunderstood, but things get wacky when he attempts to get them some good press for once. This quick chapter... Read More »

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OPL_KIDS Aug 12, 2020

To be honest, I'm not usually a fan of chapter books that have lots of illustrations and very little character development. I had low expectations for The Bad Guys, but I'm happy to say that I was pleasantly surprised — impressed even — when I found this book to be so thoroughly entertaining. It's so full of humor that I was smiling or laughing at every single page. With 144 pages that are chock full of illustrations, it is a quick read. It could even be read in an afternoon. This makes it an EXCELLENT option for reluctant readers. I would also recommend it to anyone interested in a fun, lighthearted story, no matter what their typical genre preference is. It's a wonderfully entertaining story that I think anyone would enjoy. And the best part is, if you enjoy this one, there are 11 more books in the series just waiting to be read!

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Aug 07, 2020

An excellent series full of silliness and humour. Perfect for kids transitioning from picture books to chapter books.

JCLShannonG Aug 06, 2020

This is one of my all-time favorite series. It's a great choice for reluctant readers that enjoy humor and silliness.

Mar 17, 2020

hi! I'm new to the site. is there any way I can "take this out digitally" as an ebook...? thank you in advance.

Nov 20, 2019

For 2nd grade reading

Oct 31, 2019

The shark is really the cutest thing ever.

LPL_JennyC Oct 10, 2019

Mr. Wolf (of Big Bad fame) is tired of being known for being... well, bad. He brings in a pack of his friends (a piranha, snake, and shark) to join him on a new venture: creating “The Good Guys Club”! Each member is introduced with their rap sheet of crimes and is eventually convinced to join the Wolf on a mission. Though rescuing a cat from a tree doesn’t exactly go smoothly, the group moves on to Wolf’s grand plan: saving 200 dogs from the pound! Energetic, playful writing and illustrations make this book really fun to read aloud. Reluctant readers and fans of Captain Underpants will love this creative, wacky series. Great for readers ages 6-10.

Aug 22, 2019

amazing!!! five stars!!!!

Bad guys trying to be good guys trying to be bad guys. Are you confused. Read it and laugh.

Apr 07, 2019


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Aug 22, 2019

good laffs the whole time


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