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Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Picture Books
Art Dog

Art Dog

1996 Picture Books
Ages: 4 - 8 yrs.
By: Thacher Hurd
ISBN: 0060244240
Hardcover Price: $15.99
Filled with Hurd's trademark loose lines and brightly-hued colors, this book is utter, charming nonsense. Arthur is a mild, art-loving guard dog at the Dogopolis Museum of Art. He spends evenings reading quietly in his little apartment in West 17th Street. ..unless the moon is full. Then he is transformed into "Art Dog" who fills the city with extravagant street art. One night the museum is robbed and Art Dog is falsely accused and thrown in jail. Later, all is happily resolved.
Kemie Nix   ©1996 Parents' Choice
Kemie Nix is Chairman of Children's Literature for Children (CLC), a non-profit, tax-exempt, educational organization dedicated to bringing children and books together. Mrs. Nix, a senior book editor for Parents' Choice, has a remarkable sense of selecting books children love to read.

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