Stick Dog (Stick Dog #1)

 
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Stick Dog (Stick Dog #1)
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Age Range
8+
Release Date
December 01, 2012
ISBN
9780062110787
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Follow Stick Dog as he goes on an epic quest for the perfect burger. With hilarious text and stick-figure drawings, reluctant readers eat this one up!

Perfect for fans of such series as The Last Kids on Earth, Dog Man, Big Nate, Timmy Failure, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, this is the first book in the bestselling Stick Dog series. A favorite of readers ages 6 to 12, both avid and less so, Stick Dog is a winner for those looking for their next funny illustrated middle grade book series.

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First book in a fantastic series!
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4.5
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5.0
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4.0
Stick Dog lives under a bridge and is quite happy there. He hangs out with his dog friends, Mutt, Poo-poo and Karen. When the group smells hamburgers cooking in the park, they make plans to steal them, and have many humorous attempts to get them from the family. These include some spats with squirrels, thinking Karen is missing and planning a memorial to her, and stealing potato chips out of a trash can. Will Stick Dog and his friends ever get the hamburgers?
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When I first read this book in 2012, I didn't appreciate it as much as I should have. It's one of those series where each book gets better and better, and I now utterly adore it.

The best part of the writing is that it appeals to adults, tweens, and children alike. It's a great choice for an older sibling to read aloud to a younger one, because they will laugh at different parts. Stick Dog has become more and more clever, while his friends still think he is not very bright. There's also a lot of slapstick for younger readers, and the dogs will go to any lengths to get food.

I love the variety of adventures that Stick Dog and his friends have, and there is only one more book in the series. Stick Dog Takes Out Sushi comes out in February 2021.
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