The First Dog by Jan Brett

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 4 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

Kip the Cave Boy offers to share all his woolly rhino ribs if Paleowolf will use his keen nose, fine ears, and sharp eyes to keep Kip from being eaten up. When Paleowolf agrees with a bark and a wag of his tail, Kip names his new friend Dog.
 

About Jan Brett

See more books from this Author
Bestselling children's book author and illustrator Jan Brett was born on December 1, 1949. She decided to be an illustrator when she was a child and is known for her detailed and carefully-researched work. Brett grew up in New England and attended the Boston Museum School. Her books have received much acclaim by publications including Newsweek, The New Yorker, Parents magazine, Redbook, and Publishers Weekly. In 2005 Brett earned the Boston Public Library's Lifetime Achievement Award. Her book Three Little Dassies was published in 2010 and made the New York Times bestseller list. Another of her works, Home for Christmas, made the 2011 New York Times best seller list. and her title Mossy made the 2012 New York Times Best Seller List.
 
Published August 17, 1992 by Sandpiper. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife, Education & Reference. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for The First Dog

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

With her usual skillful technique and loving attention to detail, Brett illustrates a lame, poorly imagined story about how a paleolithic boy (Kip) might have tamed a wolf and named it Dog.

| Read Full Review of The First Dog

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Brett, author/illustrator of such favorites as Annie and the Wild Animals , has turned to prehistoric territory for her newest book. Kip the cave boy is on his way home with only a bag of Woollystet u

Jan 01 2014 | Read Full Review of The First Dog

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Published by We don't currently have a review of this title, but here is all the information we do have about it.

| Read Full Review of The First Dog

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

``Long, long ago,'' Kip the cave boy re-christens Paleowolf, a helpful, ever-hungry animal companion--and man's best friend is born.

| Read Full Review of The First Dog

Reader Rating for The First Dog
92%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 39 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review
×