Dream Dog by Lou BergerDream Dog by Lou Berger

Dream Dog

byLou Berger

Hardcover | June 2, 2015

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Written by a ten-time Emmy Award winner and former head writer for Sesame Street, here's a story that will resonate with every dog-loving child out there. Harry wants wants wants a dog, and, instead of getting one, his parents try to placate him with a pet that's decidedly less interesting—a lizard. So Harry takes matters into his own hands and places his X-35 Infra-Rocket Imagination Helmet on his head, and soon something—with paws! a tail! a wet nose!—pops into the world. Sure, nobody else can see the dog named Waffle, but that doesn't matter to Harry. But what happens when a real dog comes into his life? Catrow's signature loose drawings and Berger's humorous text bring the bond between a boy and his dog exuberantly to life.
LOU BERGER was the Head Writer of Sesame Street for eleven years. He has received ten Emmy Awards for writing, as well as a playwriting grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. His children’s book, The Elephant Wish was called “a stunning lesson in the power of wishes and memory” by Kirkus Reviews in a starred review. Mr. Berger...
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Title:Dream DogFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 10.87 × 9.75 × 0.34 inPublished:June 2, 2015Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375866558

ISBN - 13:9780375866555

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Editorial Reviews

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, April 24, 2013:
"This delightful story waffles irresistibly between reality and fantasy, and young readers will find Waffle the dream dog a tasty treat."

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, December 2, 2013:
"Berger handles his hero’s struggles with love and loyalty beautifully… Good boy—and great book.”