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Great Dog

Publisher: Tundra Books
The age-old question of "what will I be when I grow up" gets a hilarious twist in this stylish and clever story.

A pup and his father contemplate his grand future while looking at other Great Dogs in their family. Will he be a marathon runner like Uncle Tibor, the fastest dog in the family? Will he be an astronaut like Aunt Yuki, who reached for the stars? Or maybe a teacher like Uncle Scooter, respected by all?

No matter what, says his father, he will be a GREAT dog!

Davide Cali's tongue-in-check writing and Miguel Tanco's unique and funny illustrations bring these great dogs to life and will have readers giggling from start to finish. With gatefolds that show the real story behind the characters and a surprise twist at the end, Great Dog is a winner for kids and parents alike!

PRAISE FOR

"A playful story about familial pride and unconditional love." --Kirkus Reviews

"Best shared one-on-one so readers can pore over the detailed illustrations. Hand this to anyone seeking a story about families or ‘Great Dogs.’" --School Library Journal

"The book’s message of encouraging support regardless of a child’s background, identity, or future is lovingly presented with a subtle sense of humor." --Booklist

"Great Dog purrfectly conveys familial themes of love and acceptance. . . . Highly recommended." --CM Magazine