Synopses & Reviews
There s never been another dog as delightful or dirty as Harry. This lovable white dog with black spots (or black dog with white spots) has charmed children for nearly fifty years, selling more than 100,000 copies in hardcover and half a million copies in paperback. In a welcome new edition, two-time Caldecott Winner Margaret Bloy Graham has added splashes of color to her original drawings. Watch as Harry s playful adventure springs vividly to life through bright, cheerful scenes. Th childhood favorite is perfect for reading aloud, and kids will certainly identify with Harry s strong aversion to baths.
"Harry, a shaggy white dog with black spots, hated baths so much that one day he buried the scrubbing brush in the backyard, ran away from home, and had a wonderful day. Drawings full of action and humor."--"The Horn Book."
More than anything else, Harry the dog hates baths.So he runs away from home and has the time of his life. But when he comes back at the end of the day, no one recognizes him because he's covered with dirt!
Harry is a white dog with black spots who loves everything . . . except baths. So one day before bath time, Harry runs away. He plays outside all day long, digging and sliding in everything from garden soil to pavement tar. By the time he returns home, Harry is so dirty he looks like a black dog with white spots. His family doesn't even recognize him!
About the Author
Gene Zion and two-time Caldecott Honor winner Margaret Bloy Graham have collaborated on several favorite stories about Harry: Harry by the Sea, Harry the Dirty Dog, and No Roses for Harry.Gene Zion and two-time Caldecott Honor winner Margaret Bloy Graham have collaborated on several favorite stories about Harry: Harry by the Sea, Harry the Dirty Dog, and No Roses for Harry.