Moondogs by Daniel Kirk

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews



There are amazing-looking dogs on the moon! Young Willy knows because he has been watching them through his telescope. When his dad suggests he ought to have a pet, Willy builds a rocket just his size, and sets off on the adventure of a lifetime. Willy's heart is set on finding a dog like you've never seen before and readers will be surprised to see what he brings home!

About Daniel Kirk

See more books from this Author
Daniel Kirk is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Trash Trucks and Moondogs (both Putnam) and Skateboard Monsters (Puffin). He lives in New Jersey. copyright ? 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
Published January 1, 2000 by Scholastic. 28 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Moondogs

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Willy readily agrees—to a moondog, “the perfect pet for me./I watch them through my telescope./They’re real, I guarantee!” After Willy builds a spaceship and is on his way to the Moon, he discovers a stowaway on board, a scrappy Earth mutt that Willy intends to leave in the care of the moondogs a...

| Read Full Review of Moondogs

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Will's father urges him to find a sidekick, so Will builds a rocket and shoots into space in search of his ideal companion: ""I'd like to get a moondog--that's the perfect pet for me./ I watch them through my telescope./ They're real, I guarantee!"" En route, Will finds that a stray mutt (visible...

| Read Full Review of Moondogs

Reader Rating for Moondogs

An aggregated and normalized score based on 6 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review