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  • Published: 20 December 2018
  • ISBN: 9781407099453
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

The Met Hokusai

He Saw the World in a Wave



A hilarious book about a delightful puppy from the ever-popular and dearly missed Dick King-Smith

There are six puppies in the pet shop window; five posh pedigree puppies, and a scruffy little mongrel with a grand ambition - to be a guard dog.

The other pups laugh at him. How can such a small, scruffy dog possibly expect to be bought to guard a home? Especially when his bark is the most horrible, earsplitting racket they have ever heard! Will the poor little guard dog be doomed to a lonely life in the Dogs' Home - or worse...?

  • Published: 20 December 2018
  • ISBN: 9781407099453
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

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Praise for The Met Hokusai

A charming, funny tale

Daily Mail

A hilarious new book for young readers by the ever-popular Dick King-Smith

Books for Children

A tale full of mishaps and coincidences which will appeal to a wide range of independent readers. The line drawings extend the humorous text beautifully

The School Librarian

Dick King-Smith creates a complete world of humans and animals, and their complex relationships. There is humour and sadness. There is plenty of action. Jocelyn Wild's scribbly line drawings add to the general feeling of pace within the book. An entrancing and captivating read for younger children. The prolific author has done it again... Written a winner!

Junior Bookshelf

It's a gorgeous story and not only has a terrific message, but the message is so coated with delicious sugar that any child would enjoy it. I must say I cried at the end because I was so moved . . . He is a terrific writer and I thought the drawings were absolutely marvellous

Jilly Cooper