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Dogs Are People, Too

Dogs Are People, Too

A Collection of Cartoons to Make Your Tail Wag

Dave Coverly

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)


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Over the years spent creating his nationally syndicated panel Speed Bump, Reuben Award–winning cartoonist Dave Coverly has seen trends in which themes are the most popular. The perennial favorite, though, is dogs.

With categories like working dogs, techie dogs, badly behaving dogs, and profiles of dogs both famous and not-so-famous, this hilarious cartoon collection is perfect for animal lovers.


Praise for Dogs Are People, Too

“Coverly opens each chapter with a photo and story about one of the various dogs from his own past. These segments offer a touching and humorous perspective and really help bridge the many parts of this book into a more complete narrative. VERDICT The simple format makes this book perfect for browsing.” —School Library Journal

“A large collection of dog-themed cartoons from the creator of the syndicated panel "Speed Bump," punctuated with snapshots and fond reminiscences of his own real pooches.” —Kirkus Reviews

“* [Tobin and Coverly] prove once again that a low-key reportorial style and perpetually surprised-looking characters are a great combination.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on The Very Inappropriate Word

“Teachers will enjoy this amusing celebration of vocabulary and will find many ways to spur their students' imaginations into creating speech bubbles of their own. . . . Young word lovers will have lots to peruse here.” —Kirkus Reviews on The Very Inappropriate Word

“The only problem with this book will be in trying to keep children from sharing their own inappropriate words.” —School Library Journal on The Very Inappropriate Word

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About the author

Dave Coverly

Dave Coverly is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Speed Bump cartoons appear in more than 200 newspapers, including The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and Parade magazine. Dave has illustrated Sue MacDonald Had a Farm and The Very Inappropriate Word, which was named a New York Times Editor's Choice as well as a Junior Library Guild Selection, and praised as "a great combination" in a Publishers Weekly starred review. Dave lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with his family.

Dave Coverly

From the Publisher

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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