Dog vs. Cat (Hardcover)
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316238014, 32pp.
Publication Date: May 20, 2014
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Dog and Cat do not get along. But when they're forced to share a room, they agree to be on their best behavior...until Dog won't stop sniffing
. Cat won't stop primping
. Dog won't stop howling
. Cat won't stop scratching
. And when it comes to the litter-box...sharing is not
What will it take to bring Dog and Cat together? Find out in Chris Gall's comic clash that brings out the best (and worst) in two very different pets.
About the Author
Chris Gall is the award-winning author and illustrator of Awesome Dawson, Revenge of the Dinotrux, Substitute Creacher, Dear Fish, There's Nothing to Do on Mars, and Dinotrux, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book. His books have received numerous starred reviews and awards including a Borders Original Voices Award for Dear Fish and a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book for There's Nothing to Do on Mars. Chris has won a multitude of awards from organizations like the Society of Illustrators and Communication Arts Magazine, and is also the illustrator of America the Beautiful, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Praise For Dog vs. Cat…
A 2014 Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book
A 2016 Grand Canyon Reader Award Nominee
* "In a story brimming with sight gags, Gall mines a Cat and Dog's odd-couple arrangement for laughs.... their vexed situation will speak equally to young siblings and college freshmen."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Hilarious....the animals' dialogue, expressions, and body language are priceless, as is the funny conclusion. A terrific addition to any friendship or pet storytime."—School Library Journal
"The stylish illustrations and sly wit on display here will please Gall's fans and likely win him new ones."—Kirkus Reviews
"Text and pictures are layered with humor, and the...art heightens the odd-couple drama with every page turn."—The Horn Book
"[Chris Gall's] funniest picture book yet.... This will appeal to older siblings expecting a new baby and to both dog and cat people--in other words, to everyone."—Shelf Awareness
"The illustrations are beautifully done and make the book appealing to older readers as well."—Library Media Connection