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 Dog Man : a tale of two kitties. [Book 3]
 Author: Pilkey, Dav

 Illustrator: Garibaldi, Jose

 Publisher:  Scholastic
 Pub Year: 2017

 Dewey: 741.5
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: 253 p., col. ill., 22 cm

 BTSB No: 717048 ISBN: 9780545935210
 Ages: 7-10 Grades: 2-5

 Subjects:
 Dogs -- Fiction
 Police -- Fiction
 Cats -- Fiction
 Graphic novels

Price: $15.11

Summary:
Dog Man is back, and he's about to be bested by the world's most conniving cat crook! In graphic novel format.

Series:
Dog Man, Bk. 3


Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 2.30
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 190818
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: 3-5
   Reading Level: 2.70
   Points: 4.0   Quiz: 72038

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (06/15/17)
   School Library Journal (08/01/17)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 08/01/2017 Gr 1–4—Fifth graders George and Harold, inspired by reading classic literature in school, have finished their third "Dog Man" graphic novel. A cop with the head of a canine and the body of a policeman, Dog Man fights crime while trying hard to be a good boy. As in the earlier installments, he defends his city from a daunting array of bad guys. Flippy the fish returns as an evil cyborg to ravage the city with an army of Beasty Buildings, and Petey the mad scientist cat clones himself and causes double trouble for our dogged hero. Though George and Harold are a bit older and "totally mature" now, their artwork remains charmingly childlike, with bold outlines and colorful simple backgrounds, and their dialogue retains its amusing misspellings and quirky syntax. Madcap action and general silliness abound on every page. The book is filled with laugh-out-loud situations, puns, delightful Flip-o-Rama animations, and a lot of licking and chewing on furniture—enough to keep even the most jaded young reader enthralled. VERDICT Pilkey has done it again. This latest installment is just as "supa" funny and irreverent as the first two volumes in the series. Sure to be popular, it's a great choice for elementary school graphic novel collections and of particular interest to reluctant readers and fans of the series.—Kelley Gile, Cheshire Public Library, CT - Copyright 2017 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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