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Bow-Wow's Nightmare Neighbors

Bow-Wow's Nightmare Neighbors

Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash

Roaring Brook Press



Roaring Brook Press

Roaring Brook Press


ISBN: 9781466869608

64 Pages, Ages 4-8

As Bow-Wow naps, his neighbors creep in and steal his cozy green bed. When the expressive pup tries to get it back, colorful chaos ensues as the house next door might not be exactly what he thought. From authors Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash comes Bow-Wow's Nightmare Neighbors.

"This is a mysterious and perfectly-crafted little book, full of surprises and profundities and infused throughout with an uncanny sensitivity to the current state of canine-feline relations." —Dan Clowes

"Bow-Wow is like Bee-Bop; you can read it quick or spend your time with it. Either way, it swings." —Mo Willems

A Neal Porter Book

Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

Praise for Bow-Wow's Nightmare Neighbors

“In this wordless book, golden little Bow-Wow is peacefully sleeping when a trio of wee ghostly kittens sneaks his cushion out from underneath him . . . an amusing readalone for kids who find words get in the way of their enjoyment.” —BCCB

“*Bow-Wow is back in this fanciful wordless follow-up to Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug . . . A fresh look at things that go bump in the night.” —The Horn Book, STARRED REVIEW

“*Bow-Wow is back, here in pursuit of mischievous ghost cats that reside next door . . . Concept and execution could not be better. Readers of all ages are the winners the moment they open this book.” —Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

“*In this wordless, comics-style picture book, Bow-Wow's neighbor cats have bitten his tail and stolen his soft doggie bed . . . This unique book challenges readers to pay attention, all the while working through the realms of the real, the familiar, nonsense, and play.” —School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW

“The pacing never flags, and the warm-and-fuzzy ending is as gratifying as it is surreal. Adults and children will enjoy creating a story to accompany the artwork, and they'll share plenty of laughter as they do.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash

Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash created Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug (Harcourt), which won the Gold Award in the Society of Illustrators' Original Art Show in 2007, and other honors. Mark has been a creator of novelties (Garbage Pail Kids), cartoonist (from Raw magazine to the New York Times), writer for TV, film, and multimedia projects (from Microsoft to Cartoon Network), among various and sundry careers. Megan is an illustrator, author, and designer who specializes in work for children. Her clients have ranged from the Museum of Modern Art to Nickelodeon and projects have included award-winning toys, games, paper-engineered products, corporate identities, and exhibit designs.

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