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Some Swell Pup; or, Are You Sure You Want a Dog?

Written by Matthew Margolis and Maurice Sendak & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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Oct 1, 1976
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4-8
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The wild and willful behavior of their new puppy drives a boy and a girl to anger, frustration, and near-despair before they learn how to handle the puppy and its natural ways

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Themes:
dogs
Categories:
comics and graphic novels
Genres:
fiction

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Who Wrote Some Swell Pup; or, Are You Sure You Want a Dog?

author & illustrator
Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928, in Brooklyn, NY. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America. He illustrated over 80 books. He died May 8, 2012.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780374371340
Publication Date:
October 1, 1976
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0374371342

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