Waggin' Tales: A Red and Rover Collection

ISBN-13: 9780740741333
ISBN-10: 0740741330
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Basset, Brian
Publication date: 2004
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Format: Paperback 128 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780740741333
ISBN-10: 0740741330
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Basset, Brian
Publication date: 2004
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Format: Paperback 128 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Basset, Brian wrote Waggin' Tales: A Red and Rover Collection comprising 128 pages back in 2004. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0740741330 and 9780740741333. Since then Waggin' Tales: A Red and Rover Collection textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 1.56 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

""It's a sweetly funny strip, reminiscent of the relationship of Charlie Brown and Snoopy or Calvin and Hobbes. . . . Just the book to pick up when you need a booster shot of the warm fuzzies.""-Syracuse Post-Standard

Why are readers so dedicated to this simple comic about a boy and his dog? That simplicity itself is one of the best-loved characteristics of the strip. Ten-year-old Red and his lab-mix mutt, Rover, are a metaphor for friendship, and their shared adventures hearken back to a simpler time that holds a strong nostalgic appeal for modern readers.

The other feature of Red and Rover that draws fans to the strip is the realness of its character. Rover is not a talking dog; he and Red communicate through thought bubbles. Moreover, Rover's facial expressions and body language are drawn with an authenticity, recognized and lauded by dog lovers, that communicates volumes about what he's thinking and feeling.

As proclaimed on the popular family-oriented Web site infodad.com, ""Well focused, well thought out, and well drawn in something of a 'retro' style, Red and Rover is the most heartwarmingly funny new comic strip in years. Cynics, go elsewhere. Red and Rover is for the rest of us.""


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