BookHounds has moved!

4/13/10

GIVEAWAY! Planet of the Dogs by Robert J. McCarty (Book Review 2010-59)


Product Description

Out in space, on the other side of the sun, is the Planet Of The Dogs. Dogs have always lived there in peace and happiness. One day many years ago, the council of the elder dogs learned that there were problems on Earth, the Planet of the People. Many people had forgotten how to love and had become mean and greedy. The good people of Green Valley were threatened by the warrior tribes of Stone City. The council realized that they needed help. This is the story of the first time dogs came to planet earth to teach people about love and to bring peace to Green Valley. 
About the Author
Robert McCarty is a producer/writer/director of films and videos on subjects ranging from teenage lifestyles to race relations. His short film, Rooftops Of New York, was nominated for an Academy Award. He is a former adjunct instructor at Teacher's College, Columbia University and at the School Of Visual Arts, New York City. Planet Of The Dogs was inspired by the many stories made up for his four children and five grandchildren.

www.planetofthedogs.net

Product Details

  • Reading level: Ages 9-12
  • Perfect Paperback: 104 pages
  • Publisher: Barking Planet Productions; 1ST edition (July 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0978692802
  • ISBN-13: 978-0978692803'
LOVED IT

This book works on so many levels for readers of any age.  I think Planet of the Dogs would be a great book to read out loud to younger children, older children will be challenged by the strong use of more complex words and adults will just plain love it.  The story is a timeless classic about how goodness triumphs over evil and well, you know, dogs are the ultimate good in my book.  I think my favorite part of the whole book is when Lucy (the ruler of Dog Planet),  decries that any child who wants a dog will get one!  Planet of the Dogs shows just how important dogs can be in anyone's life.



WANT TO WIN A COPY?

Please leave a NEW and SEPARATE comment for each entry.  This contest is sponsored by the author and is open to all with a US mailing address.  The winner will be chosen by Random.org on 4.28.10.

TO ENTER:

+1 Leave a comment with an email address (you can enter daily)
+1 Follow Me
+1 Be my Friend on GoodReads HERE
+1 Post about this on a social networking site (blog, twitter, etc) and leave a link to the post (you can do this daily for an entry for each post)
+1 Visit the author's website HERE and tell me something interesting.
+1 Visit the author's blog HERE and sign up for the RSS feed.



























41 comments:

  1. would love to win this, thanks for the giveaway!

    sexywomenread@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. blog follower

    sexywomenread@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  3. good reads friend

    sexywomenread@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  4. Sign me up, please!

    Annapi (annastanford@gmail.com)

    ReplyDelete
  5. This sounds perfect for our parent/child book group. Please enter me :)

    Thanks,

    Jen/nettr

    ReplyDelete
  6. Also entering as your goodreads friend.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Also following you...

    Tried following the author's blog, but it didn't work for me.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Please enter me!

    Kelsey
    krae991 at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  9. I follow you on Google Friend.

    Kelsey
    krae991 at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  10. I'm your friend on Goodreads.

    Kelsey
    krae991 at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  11. I tweeted: http://twitter.com/Door2Wonderland/status/12148046986

    Kelsey
    kra991 at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  12. jdobrinska@mindspring.comApril 14, 2010 at 4:13 AM

    I'd love to win a copy of this book - the kids in my school would enjoy it and so would I! Julie D.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Would love to enter! My son would love this book.
    Nataliew2(at)gmail(dot)com

    ReplyDelete
  14. I'm a follower too
    nataliew2@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  15. I'm a friend on Goodreads!
    Natalie Wadel
    nataliew2@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  16. Adding a daily entry.

    Thanks!

    Jen/nettr
    tradingbooks2009@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  17. Suggested this book/series to the childrens' dept at the library. It sounds like a good read aloud for some of the older kids with Tucker the library pooch.

    Jen/nettr

    tradingbooks2009@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  18. This sounds like a book my daughter and I would love to read together!

    ReplyDelete
  19. adding a daily entry. Still trying to follow on the author's website - not sure what I'm doing wrong.

    Jen/nettr
    tradingbooks2009@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  20. I would love to read this.

    misusedinnocence@aol.com

    ReplyDelete
  21. I follow on gfc/blogger.

    misusedinnocence@aol.com

    ReplyDelete
  22. Posted your giveaway at literarylitter.blogspot.com

    Good luck :)

    ReplyDelete
  23. Sounds like a great read!
    I would like a chance to win a copy, thank you.

    cjay(at)iavalley(dot)edu

    ReplyDelete
  24. I went to the authors website. I learned he is from Finland and there are 2 other books in this series. His wife did the illustrations and they are fabulous!

    cjay(at)iavalley(dot)edu

    ReplyDelete
  25. Enter me.
    caliblue7@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  26. I am a follow via google.
    caliblue7@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  27. My son would love this. Thanks for the giveaway.

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

    ReplyDelete
  28. My niece would love this! :0) It would be perfect for us to read together when she comes to spend the night.

    Thanks!
    librarygrinch at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  29. I follow. :0)

    librarygrinch at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  30. Daily Entry 4/23. Thanks!

    lizzi0915@aol.com

    ReplyDelete
  31. I'd love to win this for my Best friends Son.

    chirth7@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  32. I'm a follower +1

    chirth7@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  33. I tweeted the giveaway
    http://twitter.com/Romantic73

    chirth7@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  34. Posted on FB
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000641625482

    chirth7@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  35. Stella and Robert have been honored to be the human companions for several dogs.

    chirth7@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  36. Daily Entry 4/25

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

    ReplyDelete
  37. Daily entry 4/26

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

    ReplyDelete
  38. Daily Entry 4/27

    Sorry, double posted yesterday by accident.

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

    ReplyDelete
  39. Daily entry 4/28

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

    ReplyDelete
  40. NETTR / Jen has won the copy of Planet of the Dogs!
    She was lucky #5


    True Random Number Generator Min: Max: Result: 5

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for leaving a note! I try to reply to all conversations!