The Good Dog follows the adventures of Tako, a puppy who is adopted by 8 year-old Ricky without his parents’ permission. Mom and dad agree to let Tako stay, under one condition: he must be a good dog and always follow the rules.
Tako wants to stay with the family more than anything; but when a competing businessman sets out to secretly sabotage the family’s bakery, the only way Tako can protect them is to break the rules.
Ultimately, Tako and Ricky’s family discover small people can accomplish big things and sometimes you have to be a little bit bad to be very good.
About the Author:
Todd Kessler is the co-creator and show runner of the highly successful children’s television series Blue’s Clues. A signature of Todd’s work is that it has always been developed with the input of actual children (and sometimes dogs and cats too). His artistic and innovative creations have garnered him the prestigious Peabody Award, seven Emmy nominations, two Television Critics Association awards, five Parent’s Choice awards, first place in the children’s division of the Toronto International Film Festival, and a New York Film Festival Cine Golden Eagle. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife.
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Published: Greenleaf Book Group - July 15th, 2014
Join Tako on an adventure as he makes a brave choice and proves that heroes come in all shapes and sizes When little Ricky Lee finds a puppy on the side of the road, he takes him home and names him Tako. Ricky's parents say that they will allow Tako to stay only if he is a good dog and follows the rules or it's off to the pound he goes