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Dog vs. Cat

By Chris Gall (Hardcover Book, 2014)
Dog and Cat do not get along. But when they're forced to share a room, they agree to be on their best behavior...until Dog won't stop sniffing. Cat won't stop primping. Dog won't stop howling. Cat won't stop scratching. And when it comes to the litter-box...sharing is not an option!

What will it take to bring Dog and Cat together? Find out in Chris Gall's comic clash that brings out the best (and worst) in two very different pets.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $17.00 US/$19.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316238014

    • On Sale Date: 05/20/2014

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Electronic Book

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Dog and Cat do not get along. But when they're forced to share a room, they agree to be on their best behavior...until Dog won't stop sniffing. Cat won't stop primping. Dog won't stop howling. Cat won't stop scratching. And when it comes to the litter-box...sharing is not an option!

What will it take to bring Dog and Cat together? Find out in Chris Gall's comic clash that brings out the best (and worst) in two very different pets.

Chris Gall is the award-winning author and illustrator of Awesome Dawson, Revenge of the Dinotrux, Substitute Creacher, Dear Fish, There's Nothing to Do on Mars, and Dinotrux, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book. His books have received numerous starred reviews and awards including a Borders Original Voices Award for Dear Fish and a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book for There's Nothing to Do on Mars. Chris has won a multitude of awards from organizations like the Society of Illustrators and Communication Arts Magazine, and is also the illustrator of America the Beautiful, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.
  • * "In a story brimming with sight gags, Gall mines a Cat and Dog's odd-couple arrangement for laughs.... their vexed situation will speak equally to young siblings and college freshmen." (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

  • "Hilarious....the animals' dialogue, expressions, and body language are priceless, as is the funny conclusion. A terrific addition to any friendship or pet storytime." (School Library Journal).

  • "The stylish illustrations and sly wit on display here will please Gall's fans and likely win him new ones." (Kirkus Reviews).

  • "Text and pictures are layered with humor, and the...art heightens the odd-couple drama with every page turn." (The Horn Book).

  • "[Chris Gall's] funniest picture book yet.... This will appeal to older siblings expecting a new baby and to both dog and cat people--in other words, to everyone." (Shelf Awareness).

  • "The illustrations are beautifully done and make the book appealing to older readers as well." (Library Media Connection ).

  • Praise for Awesome Dawson:
    "This is action, adventure and imagination with a positive message." (Kirkus Reviews).

  • "Gall make[s] full use of his skill for drafting the sort of straight-from-kids'-dreams machines he showcased in Dinotrux and Revenge of the Dinotrux." (Publishers Weekly).

  • "Gall's busy, saturated spreads...[result] in vibrant imagery that is both slick and homespun, like Dawson's own creations....Superheroes, recyclers, and inventors unite!" (Booklist).

  • Praise for Revenge of the Dinotrux:
    * "Gall's dinosaur/machine mash-ups are, once again, the star of the show, commanding attention (and generating laughs) in every action-filled, rust-toned scene." (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

  • "Young fans of all things big and noisy will make trax for this dynamic dino-diversion."
    (Kirkus Reviews).

  • "Dramatic, full-page illustrations brim with the energy of these fierce machines.... A fun follow-up, appealing to old and new fans alike." (School Library Journal).

  • "Chock full of personality.... This is sure to be a winner with elementary readers." (Library Media Connection).

  • Praise for Substitute Creacher:
    * "This is a delicious little shocker of a picture book that ought to whip your crowd of youngsters into a shrieking, laughing frenzy."
    (Booklist, starred review).

  • * "Combines humor and a touch of magic.... certain to provide more than a few laughs." (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

  • "Explosive, cinematic panels; retro Ben-Day dot patterns allude to classic funnies." (Publishers Weekly).

  • Praise for Dinotrux:
    * "Comically overheated narration... fire-roasted settings and hilariously imagined creatures." (Publisher's Weekly, starred review ).

  • * "This title will be hard to keep on the shelves." (School Library Journal, starred review  ).

  • * "Dinotrux ruled their world, now they're likely to rule this one too. Bellow on!" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review  ).

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Dog vs. Cat
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $17.00 US/$19.00 CAN
  • Pages: 32
  • Physical Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 11"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316238014
  • On Sale Date: 05/20/2014
Dog vs. Cat