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Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug

Mark Newgarden, Megan Montague Cash


List Price: 12.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Bow-Wow may look like your average terrier. The streets he walks may seem familiar. But just around the corner, things get a little unusual.
With nary a word, Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash have created a story about a bold new doggy who goes where no doggy has gone before. With a spring in his step and his tail only occasionally between his legs, Bow-Wow faces down every foe--well, almost every foe--in his path.
Step aside, mutts. There's a new dog in town.

Praise For Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug

“Bow-Wow, with his bold lines and expressive black-olive eyes, recalls the retro simplicity of a Bazooka bubble gum comic. It’s a markedly simple execution, yet the story’s witty details stand up to repeat readings.”
Family Fun
— Family Fun

“Call it a kindler, gentler Twilight Zone in which the doughty protagonist is allowed to return home to bowl and bend at the end of the day. Thoroughly inspired.”
Kirkus Reviews (starred)
— Kirkus Reviews

“Bow-Wow is like Bee-Bop; you can read it quick or spend your time with it. Either way, it swings.”
Mo Willems, creator of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

— Mo Willems

* “The clever circular plot is funny, quirky, and even suspenseful, working well as a wordless picture book.”--School Library Journal 7/1/07 (starred)
— School Library Journal

Clarion Books, 9780152058135, 56pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2007

About the Author

MARK NEWGARDEN is a cartoonist, author, screenwriter and creator of many novelties for children including the tremendously popular Garbage Pail Kids. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

MEGAN MONTAGUE CASH has illustrated for The Children's Museum of Manhattan, Nick Jr. Magazine, Eboo toys and others. She is also the author and illustrator of I Saw The Sea and the Sea Saw Me. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.