The Paperboy by Pilkey

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A boy and his dog savour the silence of the early morning as they deliver papers.

About Pilkey

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Dav Pilkey has written and illustrated numerous popular, award-winning books for children, including the Captain Underpants and Dumb Bunnies series; DOG BREATH, winner of the California Young Reader Medal; and THE PAPERBOY, a Caldecott Honor Book. He lives with his wife in the Pacific Northwest. Visit him online at
Published March 1, 1996 by Scholastic. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A quiet, solid mood piece with a quiet, solid protagonist, who becomes a hero simply by doing his job every day.

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And, at last, as his family awakens to golden sunlight, the paperboy returns to his bed, prepared to enter another familiar Pilkey world: dreamland.

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