The annual Elwood City Dog Show is coming up and Arthur wants Pal to enter. They spend all week practicing tricks and commands but when it's Pal's turn in front of the judges he does everything wrong. Arthur feels like all his hard work was for nothing until Pal and the judges show him that you don't have to be good at tricks to deserve a prize.
Marc Brown is the creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and creative producer of the #1 children's PBS television series Arthur. He has also illustrated many other books for children, including Ten Tiny Toes, If All the Animals Came Inside and Wild About Books. Marc lives with his family in Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard. You can visit him online at www.marcbrownstudios.com.