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Publisher Comments:

Mister Bud has a schedule. Things like wake-up time, nap time, snooze time, and shift-position-and-rest-some-more time are carefully planned. And everyone in his house follows his schedule. Then disaster: A strange dog comes home at make-a-fuss time and throws off the whole schedule! Zorro is his name. And he is bossy. Mister Bud and Zorro want nothing to do with each other— until they discover they like the same things. Everything becomes more fun with two…as long as everyone follows the schedule. Playful text and illustrations from a master animator give these two pups such personality, they’ll melt the hearts of dog-lovers everywhere.

Review:

"This stylish exploration of canine sibling rivalry gains from Goodrich's (The Hermit Crab) understated humor, sharp eye for the nuances of domestic relationships, and talent for painting lumpy sleeping dogs. Mister Bud — a hound of indeterminate breed with an enormous, moist snout — has something even more important than possessions. 'He had his own schedule. And everybody stuck to the schedule.' When a small pug named Zorro shows up at 'Greet and Make a Fuss Time,' backs arch and tempers rise. Goodrich's judicious use of one or two sentences per picture heightens the tension as the dogs clash. 'Zorro had his own things, and he could be bossy,' says one page; Zorro is in an armchair next to a ridiculous number of stuffed toys. 'Mister Bud had his own things, and he could be grumpy,' reads the next. Naturally the two become best friends, but don't look for childlike sincerity. Although kids may not immediately grasp the idea that Mister Bud's curmudgeonly habits symbolize the foibles that are likely to trip up human friendships, they will respond to Goodrich's polished comic timing. Ages 4 — 8. (Mar.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)

Synopsis:

Mister Bud is a dog of routine. He has wake up time, nap time, rest time, dinner time, etc. And everyone knows to follow his schedule. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Then disaster strikes.andnbsp;andnbsp;A stranger comes home at "make a fuss time" and throws everything off! Zorro is little bit bossy and Mister Bud wants nothing to do with him. But when the dogs discover they like the same things (like chasing the cat and napping), everything becomes more fun. As long as everyone follows the schedule.

About the Author

Acclaimed artist Carter Goodrich has illustrated thirteen New Yorker covers and has worked as a character designer on many beloved animated films, including The Prince of Egypt; Shrek; Monsters, Inc.; Finding Nemo; as well as the forthcoming Open Season. He is a two-time gold-medal recipient from the Society of Illustrators in New York and a graduate of the Rhose Island School of Design. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Forbes, and Time. Mr. Goodrich resides in Los Angeles, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416938934
Author:
Goodrich, Carter
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Change
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Strangers
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c (reflective)
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9 x 9 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 48 pages Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - English 9781416938934 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "This stylish exploration of canine sibling rivalry gains from Goodrich's (The Hermit Crab) understated humor, sharp eye for the nuances of domestic relationships, and talent for painting lumpy sleeping dogs. Mister Bud — a hound of indeterminate breed with an enormous, moist snout — has something even more important than possessions. 'He had his own schedule. And everybody stuck to the schedule.' When a small pug named Zorro shows up at 'Greet and Make a Fuss Time,' backs arch and tempers rise. Goodrich's judicious use of one or two sentences per picture heightens the tension as the dogs clash. 'Zorro had his own things, and he could be bossy,' says one page; Zorro is in an armchair next to a ridiculous number of stuffed toys. 'Mister Bud had his own things, and he could be grumpy,' reads the next. Naturally the two become best friends, but don't look for childlike sincerity. Although kids may not immediately grasp the idea that Mister Bud's curmudgeonly habits symbolize the foibles that are likely to trip up human friendships, they will respond to Goodrich's polished comic timing. Ages 4 — 8. (Mar.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
"Synopsis" by , Mister Bud is a dog of routine. He has wake up time, nap time, rest time, dinner time, etc. And everyone knows to follow his schedule. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Then disaster strikes.andnbsp;andnbsp;A stranger comes home at "make a fuss time" and throws everything off! Zorro is little bit bossy and Mister Bud wants nothing to do with him. But when the dogs discover they like the same things (like chasing the cat and napping), everything becomes more fun. As long as everyone follows the schedule.
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