Ben can’t wait to adopt the best dog in the world. On a trip to the shelter, he sees dogs of all kinds, but none of them are quite right.
Then he finds Sadie. Sadie is big—really big. She says “roar” instead of “woof” and she doesn’t fit inside the house, but Ben knows she’s the best dog in the world. Now if only she could stop causing so much trouble!
Dogosaurus Rex is a hilarious tale of a very special dog (with a prehistoric twist) that will have you roaring—just like Sadie.
Praise For Dogosaurus Rex…
"This delightfully mischievous story . . . . brings to mind vintage children’s books." —Publishers Weekly, starred review
"This [book] rises above the herd." —Kirkus Reviews
"This upbeat and original story stresses the importance of compassion and giving everyone a second chance. . . . A delightful and funny read-aloud that will entice children of all ages." —School Library Journal
"Viewers are in for a treat with this fetching story." —The Bulletin
Praise for Power Down, Little Robot:
“Charming . . . This little red robot will do anything to avoid going to sleep.” —Kirkus Reviews
“After reading this, more than one child may look forward to the moment when his 'dream sequence [is] initiated.'” —The Wall Street Journal
“The universality of resisting bedtime rings true. Give this one to sophisticated preschoolers.” —Booklist
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805097061, 40pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2017
About the Author
Kevin Hawkes is the acclaimed illustrator of books such as The Man Who Made Time Travel by Kathryn Lasky, an ALA Notable Book, and Weslandia by Paul Fleischman. He lives in Gorham, Maine.