Bertie Was a Watchdog
Bertie Was a Watchdog

Bertie Was a Watchdog

Written by Rick Walton & illustrated by Arthur Robins
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4 - 8
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Jun 1, 2002
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A very small watchdog proves that size isn’t everything—even when you’re up against a big bad robber. Bertie is a rather unusual watchdog. That’s because Bertie is, well, about the size of a watch. So when a horrible robber breaks in, tiny Bertie is put to the test! Bertie nips the robber on the leg, chases him around the sofa, and challenges him to a barking contest. But will Bertie succeed in scaring the robber away? Here’s a silly story brimming with kid appeal, complete with slapstick chases, comically mismatched adversaries, and a well-deserved triumph by an indefatigable underdog. Combining the fun of comics and a full-size picture book, here is a refreshing new format offering a punch line on every page.

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dogssizethieves, robbers, and outlaws



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    June 1, 2002
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    4 - 8 years
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