The Wizard's Dog

The Wizard's Dog

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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"A magical story full of humor and heart." --Katherine Applegate, Newbery-winning author of The One and Only Ivan

For fans of The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom comes an offbeat, comedic spin on the Excalibur legend told from the point of view of a talking dog who wants to be a magician!

Meet Nosewise. He's spunky. He's curious. And he's a dog who can't understand why his pack mates Merlin and Morgana spend all day practicing magic tricks. If it's a trick they want, he's the dog to ask! He can already Sit!, Stay!, and Roll Over!

But there's no way Nosewise is Stay!ing when his master and best friend, Merlin, is kidnapped. There's nothing Nosewise won't do to get Merlin back, even if it means facing the strange Fae people and their magic-eating worms, or tangling with the mysterious Sword in the Stone. But it may take more than sniffing out a spell to do it!

Nosewise's hilarious escapades and steadfast loyalty get him and his companions through King Arthur's Dark Ages.

"An entertaining adventure full of humor and magic" -Booklist

"A delightful magical fantasy, perfect for fans of fairy tales, legends, and dogs." -School Library Journal

"An ingenious and entirely credible (at least dog lovers will agree with this) twist on the familiar tale." -Kirkus Reviews

"Nosewise is one of the silliest narrators around." -- The Bulletin
Publisher: New York : Crown Books for Young Readers, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780553537369
Branch Call Number: J FIC Gale
Characteristics: 280 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Phillips, Dave - Illustrator


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Aug 09, 2018

I think that The Wizard's Dog is a very funny book written from the perspective of a dog. I couldn't stop reading it, and I think that it is very well written. I personally think that it had a great ending that was really satisfying. Over all I think that it is a great book and I want to read another book by Eric Kahn Gale.

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