Parents' Guide to

Carl at the Dog Show

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Once again, Rottweiler takes great care of his little girl.

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age 2+

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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You don't have to be a dog lover to love Carl books; their highly visual storytelling tickles the funnybone of kids and adults alike. Alexandra Day's colorful illustrations are rich with subtle, humorous touches that reward multiple visits. And the recurring plot of this long-running series (begining in 1985 with Good Dog, Carl), in which mischievous Madeleine manages to wreak all manner of low-level havoc but Carl (who actually scores Best Babysitter honors here) keeps it all under control, always brings a smile.

Budding dog lovers will especially love CARL AT THE DOG SHOW, which features canines of many varieties engaged in many activities and includes an informative glossary of dog breeds at the back.

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