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Harry the Dirty Dog (Paperback)

Author:  Gene Zion Illustrator:  Margaret Bloy Graham
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 006443009X
ISBN-13: 9780064430098
Sku: 30006392
Publish Date: 10/1/1976
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 11H x 7.75L x 0.25T
Pages:  32
Age Range:  8 to 12
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Harry was a white dog with black spots who liked everything, except...getting a bath. (from the first line)
When a white dog with black spots runs away from home, he gets so dirty his family doesnt recognize him as a black dog with white spots. Simultaneous. *Author: Zion, Gene *Publication Date: 1976/10/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: 1-2 *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 7.75 *Height: 11.00
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"Harry, a shaggy white dog with black spots, hated baths so much that one day he buried the scrubbing brush in the backyard, ran away from home, and had a wonderful day. Drawings full of action and humor."--"The Horn Book."
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Harry is a white dog with black spots who hates taking a bath. Knowing that his owners plan to wash him, Harry runs away from home. He has a lot of fun playing and gets so dirty that he looks like a black dog with white spots. In fact, he is so dirty that when he returns home his owners don't even recognize him. How can Harry convince them that underneath all the filth he is their dog? Illustrated with color drawings.Harry is a feisty little dog who hates taking a bath. Knowing that his human family is preparing a bubbly tub for him, Harry runs away from home. After playing in such grubby spots as the railroad station, the park, and even a coal chute, Harry gets so dirty that he changes from a white dog with black spots to a black dog with white spots. In fact, he gets so dirty that when he returns home, his owners don't even recognize him. How can Harry convince them that underneath all the filth he is their own beloved dog? A celebration of the fun of getting dirty, the comfort of cleaning up, and the joy of being welcomed back home, HARRY THE DIRTY DOG is illustrated with B&W drawings that are highlighted with soft greens and yellows.A classic originally published in 1956, HARRY THE DIRTY DOG is still adored immensely by just about everyone. Harry is a feisty little dog who hates taking a bath. Knowing that his human family is preparing a bubbly tub for him, Harry runs away from home to play at the railroad station, the park, and even in a coal chute. He gets so thoroughly dirty that his transformation from a white dog with black spots to a black dog with white spots becomes a disguise. In fact, when Harry returns home, his owners don't even recognize him. How can he convince them that underneath all the filth he is their own beloved dog? An enthusiastic hullabaloo all about the joy of getting dirty, the comfort of cleaning up, and the pleasure of being welcomed back home, HARRY THE DIRTY DOG is illustrated with B&W drawings that are highlighted with soft greens and yellows.
Author Bio
Gene Zion
Gene Zion attended the New School of Social Research and the Pratt Institute. In 1948 he married artist Margaret Bloy Graham, who then collaborated with him on all his picture books. When their marriage ended in 1968, Zion also ended his career as an author. Zion is best known for his creation of the rascally dog, Harry, who appears in such books as HARRY THE DIRTY DOG and HARRY BY THE SEA.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   04
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0032
Product attributePublisher:   HarperTrophy
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