Chowder (A Chowder Book) (Paperback)

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From New York Times bestselling author Peter Brown comes a hilarious and heartwarming story that introduces a uniquely endearing character: a weird but loveable bulldog who learns to make friends by being true to his quirks.

As hard as he tries, Chowder has never managed to fit in with the other neighborhood dogs. While the neighborhood dogs are content to fetch newspapers and take walks, Chowder spends his days on the computer, dancing with his headphones, and using his favorite toy of all, his telescope. But being different makes Chowder lonely. When a petting zoo opens, Chowder is determined to make friends with the zoo animals. And with a strong kick and a flying leap, Chowder finally finds a place where he can be comfortable being his silly, slobbery self.

About the Author


Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.

Praise For…


* "Everything works here. The tongue-in-cheek humor melds delightfully with Brown's distinctive artwork."
Booklist, starred review

"Chowder's search for nonhuman friends is as funny as it is poignant."
School Library Journal


Product Details
ISBN: 9780316200882
ISBN-10: 0316200883
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: June 5th, 2012
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: A Chowder Book

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