The First Dog

Paperback | January 12, 2001

byJan Brett

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Kip the Cave Boy offers to share all his woolly rhino ribs if Paleowolf will use his keen nose, fine ears, and sharp eyes to keep Kip from being eaten up. When Paleowolf agrees with a bark and a wag of his tail, Kip names his new friend Dog.

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The exciting and imaginative story of Kip, the Cave Boy, making his way home and his dog, Palewolf, following him. Full-color illustrations.

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Kip the Cave Boy offers to share all his woolly rhino ribs if Paleowolf will use his keen nose, fine ears, and sharp eyes to keep Kip from being eaten up. When Paleowolf agrees with a bark and a wag of his tail, Kip names his new friend Dog.

With more than thirty million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author/illustrators of children's books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.88 × 9.38 × 0.12 inPublished:January 12, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152276513

ISBN - 13:9780152276515

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Childhood Favourite As a child I fell in love with this book. It had animals, adventure and beautiful, complex illustrations. I enjoyed exploring the illustrations on the borders that hinted of what was coming next in the story. I still love going back to this story today. It's a keeper- make sure you get a copy!
Date published: 2016-11-05

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The exciting and imaginative story of Kip, the Cave Boy, making his way home and his dog, Palewolf, following him. Full-color illustrations.

Editorial Reviews

"A nice bit of imagining."-The New Yorker
"Jan Brett's outstanding art is the best ever....Wonderfully detailed mammoths and cave bears populate Brett's now-famous borders on each lovely page."-L.A. Parent
"Unquestionably spectacular...breathtaking."-The Christian Science Monitor