Along Came a Dog (Paperback)

By Meindert De Jong, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator), Meindert Dejong (Illustrator)
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The friendship of a little red hen and a homeless dog who appoints himself her protector is treated by the author with delicacy and strength in lovely and lucid prose. C."A moving story, full of suspense." H.

About the Author


Meindert DeJong is the award-winning author of many classic books for children, including the Newbery Medal-winning "The Wheel On The School"and the Newbery Honor-winning " Along Came A Dog, Shadrach, "and "The House Of Sixty Fathers, all available in Harper Trophy editions and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Among Mr. Sendak's other popular books is his Caldecott Medal-winning "Where The Wild Things Are."

Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) was the author and illustrator of such classic children's books as "Where the Wild Things Are" and "In the Night Kitchen". Widely considered one of the most innovative creators of children's literature, he received honors including the Caldecott Medal, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and the National Medal of Arts. Sendak was born in Brooklyn in 1928 and died in Connecticut in 2012.

Meindert DeJong is the award-winning author of many classic books for children, including the Newbery Medal-winning The Wheel On The Schooland the Newbery Honor-winning Along Came A Dog, Shadrach, and The House Of Sixty Fathers, all available in Harper Trophy editions and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Among Mr. Sendak's other popular books is his Caldecott Medal-winning Where The Wild Things Are.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780064401142
ISBN-10: 0064401146
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: September 24th, 1980
Pages: 192
Language: English