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Good boy

by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966-

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 23 Libraries 24 of 24 copies
Available (24)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB RUZZIER Sergio
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  PB RUZZIER Sergio
 
 
Braddock Carnegie Library Picture Books P ANIMAL DOG RUZ
Location  Braddock Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  P ANIMAL DOG RUZ
 
 
Bridgeville Public Library Picture Books JUV E RUZ
Location  Bridgeville Public Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  JUV E RUZ
 
 
CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books j FICTION Ruzzier
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books
 
Call Number  j FICTION Ruzzier
 
 
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Picture Books j FICTION Ruzzier
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  j FICTION Ruzzier
 
 
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Picture Books P RUZ
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  P RUZ
 
 
Cooper-Siegel Community Library Picture Book E RUZ
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  E RUZ
 
 
Green Tree Public Library Children's Easy E DOG CAT RUZ
Location  Green Tree Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Easy
 
Call Number  E DOG CAT RUZ
 
 
Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Fiction E FIC RUZ
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Easy Fiction
 
Call Number  E FIC RUZ
 
 
Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E RUZZIER
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Books
 
Call Number  J E RUZZIER
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Picture Books j Ea RUZZIER Sergio
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  j Ea RUZZIER Sergio
 
 
Northern Tier Regional Library Picture Book J PB RUZZI
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  J PB RUZZI
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Picture Books J PIC RUZZIER
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  J PIC RUZZIER
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Picture Books J PIC RUZZIER
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  J PIC RUZZIER
 
 
Oakmont Carnegie Library Easy Fiction E RUZ
Location  Oakmont Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Easy Fiction
 
Call Number  E RUZ
 
 
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j RUZ
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Easys
 
Call Number  E j RUZ
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Picture Book Juv Pict Ruz
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  Juv Pict Ruz
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E RUZ
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Books
 
Call Number  J E RUZ
 
 
Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Picture Book j PICT BK RUZZIER
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Book
 
Call Number  j PICT BK RUZZIER
 
 
South Park Library Picture Books PIC RUZ
Location  South Park Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  PIC RUZ
 
 
Upper St. Clair Township Library Picture Books RUZZIER
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  RUZZIER
 
 
Western Allegheny Community Library Picture Book JP PIC RUZZIER
Location  Western Allegheny Community Library
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  JP PIC RUZZIER
 
 
Whitehall Public Library Picture Books PIC Ruzzier
Location  Whitehall Public Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  PIC Ruzzier
 
 
Wilkinsburg Public Library Early Bird E-B RUZ
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
 
Collection  Early Bird
 
Call Number  E-B RUZ
 
 
Summary
A New York Times Best Children's Book of 2019

A boy and a dog embark on an out-of-this-world adventure in this whimsical picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Sergio Ruzzier.

This is the story of a boy and his dog.

Or is it a dog and his boy?

Either way, it's a playful story of friendship and adventure!
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* Now this is how to train a dog! Ink-and-watercolor illustrations on plain white backgrounds show a young boy giving his dog the usual commands: Sit. Stay. Roll over. But as the tale moves from usual to un-, we observe the dog obeying some not-so-common entreaties. A two-page spread of three vignettes with the words Cook. Serve. Eat. show the helpful canine standing on a stool, stirring a meal on the stove. He then carries two plates, sits on the stool, and eats dinner with a fork at the table with his best friend. When the boy opens the front door, backgrounds become colorful as the two companions pedal away from home, repair and sail a boat, build a spaceship, and rocket off to the moon. When their afternoon adventure is over, they return home to their (extra)ordinary lives. The reader gets to decide which of the two is the "Good Boy, since it appears that the dog is the one reading the bedtime story before the two settle down for the night. One or two words per page and help from the illustrations make this an accessible easy reader. What, at first, appears to be a customary story of a boy and his dog turns out to be so much more and so much more fun.--Maryann Owen Copyright 2018 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "This gem of a story by Ruzzier (Fox & Chick: The Party and Other Stories) stars a boy in a green T-shirt that doesn't quite meet his shorts. He has an exceedingly well-trained dog, and the comedy comes from the boy's increasingly improbable commands. "Sit," the boy says to the dog. "Stay. Roll over." Pretty soon, they're off to harder things: "Juggle," the boy directs, and the hound obligingly lofts a ball of yarn, a bone, a liquid-filled drinking glass, and more. The dog cooks a meal and serves it, repairs a boat and sails the boy to an island, then the two blast into outer space ("Go," says the boy from inside the rocket they've built). The unflappable child never seems surprised by his canine's superb competence, and he's willing to help out where necessary. When the duo opens the door to venture outside, ink-and-watercolor spot illustrations open out into views of land and sea bathed in warm, golden light. The sparse text, the tidiness with which Ruzzier works out his concept, and the endearing qualities of his two heroes make the book a small classic. Ages 4-8. Agent: Jennifer Laughran, Andrea Brown Literary Agency. (Feb.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction.
Dogs -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Publisher New York :2019
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 9781481499064
1481499068
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