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Chowder

By Peter Brown (Electronic Book, 2013)
As hard as he tries, Chowder has never managed to fit in with the other neighborhood dogs. While the neighborhood dogs are content to fetch newspapers and take walks, Chowder spends his days on the computer, dancing with his headphones, and using his favorite toy of all, his telescope. But being different makes Chowder lonely. When a petting zoo opens, Chowder is determined to make friends with the zoo animals. And with a strong kick and a flying leap, Chowder finally finds a place where he can be comfortable being his silly, slobbery self.

Chowder is a hilarious and heartwarming story that introduces an endearing new character: a weird but completely loveable bulldog who learns to make friends by being true to his quirks.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $5.99 US/$5.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316400923

    • On Sale Date: 09/03/2013

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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As hard as he tries, Chowder has never managed to fit in with the other neighborhood dogs. While the neighborhood dogs are content to fetch newspapers and take walks, Chowder spends his days on the computer, dancing with his headphones, and using his favorite toy of all, his telescope. But being different makes Chowder lonely. When a petting zoo opens, Chowder is determined to make friends with the zoo animals. And with a strong kick and a flying leap, Chowder finally finds a place where he can be comfortable being his silly, slobbery self.

Chowder is a hilarious and heartwarming story that introduces an endearing new character: a weird but completely loveable bulldog who learns to make friends by being true to his quirks.

Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.
  • 2006 National Parenting Publications Awards Honors
    Scholastic Parent & Child Teachers' Pick for Best New Books
    * "Everything works here. The tongue-in-cheek humor melds delightfully with Brown's distinctive artwork." (Booklist, starred review).

  • Praise for Children Make Terrible Pets:
    New York Times Bestseller
    Indiebound Bestseller
    New York Times Best Illustrated Book 2010
    "Young children may find the role reversal hilarious" (Kirkus).

  • "Joyfully animated illustrations" (The New York Times Book Review).

  • "Tongue-in-cheek role reversal" (Publishers Weekly).

  • Praise for The Curious Garden:
    New York Times Bestseller
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2009
    2009 Gold Seal Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award
    2009 NAIBA Picture Book of the Year
    2010 Indie Choice Book Award Finalist
    2010 Green Earth Book Award Honor
    "...a quietly marvellous picture book... Echoing the themes of The Secret Garden, it is an ecological fable, a whimsical tale celebrating perseverance and creativity." (The New York Times Book Review).

  • * "Brown's latest is a quiet but stirring fable of urban renewal, sure to capture imaginations." (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

  • * "The art is spectacular and the book might inspire children to engage in small projects to improve their own neighborhoods." (School Library Journal, starred review).

  • Praise for Flight of the Dodo:
    A Borders Original Voices nominee
    A Book Sense Pick

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Chowder
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $5.99 US/$5.99 CAN
  • Pages: 32
  • ISBN-13: 9780316400923
  • On Sale Date: 09/03/2013

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