Carl's Sleepy Afternoon (Hardcover)
Farrar Straus Giroux, 9780374310882, 40pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2005
A new book to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Good Dog, Carl
Carl is finally back Once again, Alexandra Day has concocted a very busy day for the amazing and all-around resourceful Rottweiler Carl. His owner believes Carl is at home taking a nap, when really he's making tracks all over town. He visits a bakery, makes a delivery for the pharmacist, helps out a veterinarian, and joins in a magician's act in the park. But in the most important event of the day, Carl becomes a real hero when he rescues a litter of puppies from a fire.
With eight more pages of fun than in the previous Carl books, this captivating adventure, related mostly through pictures, will delight fans old and new.
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Praise For Carl's Sleepy Afternoon…
"Twenty years after making his debut in Good Dog, Carl, the Rottweiler who has charmed a generation of readers has lost none of his appeal - or his spunk. Day's stunningly realistic, brightly hued illustrations are as timeless and endearing as the plot. Carl fans young and old will cheer his return." -- Starred, Publishers Weekly
"Another fan-pleasing, tongue-in-cheek outing." -- Booklist
"That lovable canine and his adorable preschool companion return in another winsome picture book. The entertaining story is told through the gently detailed, warmly realistic paintings. This is a must-read." -- School Library Journal