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Such a Good Boy

By Marianna Coppo
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The ultimate kids' book about dogs, being good, being bad, and being yourself!From the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of Petra.Meet Buzz the dog.He's such a good boy.Buzz seems to have a perf...
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★“[Such a Good Boy is] a thoughtful, existential story that raises questions about what makes dogs happy. Kids will be delighted, inspired, and challenged… a heart-melting look inside the life of pets.”
Booklist, starred review
 

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The ultimate kids' book about dogs, being good, being bad, and being yourself!

From the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of Petra.

Meet Buzz the dog.

He's such a good boy.

Buzz seems to have a perfect life .. .

and a lot of very well-behaved friends.

Buzz would never dream of being anything other than good.

Right, Buzz?
Buzz . . . ?

For anyone who has ever felt pressure to be good" at the expense of their own self-expression and for anyone who has ever owned and loved a dog this beautifully illustrated picture book from author-illustrator Marianna Coppo will have you laughing smiling and longing for your own unfettered frolic in the park.

• With charming art and a positive message, this is an ideal read-aloud book for parents and children to share.
• For dog lovers pet lovers and any kid who knows how hard it is to be good all the time
• Marianna Coppo's first book Petra was a Good Reads Choice Awards Picture Book Finalist and received starred reviews from Publisher's Weekly and Kirkus.

For dog-loving children and fans of such picture books as Gaston Harry the Dirty Dog Antoinette and Naughty Mabel.

For any child who struggles to be "good" and understands the fun (and frustration) of being "bad."

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 48
Size: 10 x 9 5/8
Age Range: 5-8 years
Publication Date: 02/11/2020
ISBN: 9781452177748

Marianna Coppo is an author-illustrator who studied editorial illustration at MiMaster in Milan Italy. Her first book in the United States Petra was published to critical acclaim. She lives in Rome.

★“[Such a Good Boy is] a thoughtful, existential story that raises questions about what makes dogs happy. Kids will be delighted, inspired, and challenged… a heart-melting look inside the life of pets.”
Booklist, starred review

“Coppo’s detailed illustrations are marvelous, colorful, and engaging. There are tiny elements to enjoy on each page… [Such a Good Boy] is a fun and lively picture book.”
School Library Journal