Wag!
Patrick McDonnell
☆ Wag! || ´ PDF Download by ☆ Patrick McDonnell
Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM By Patrick McDonnell

It seems that everything gets Earl s tail wagging a bowl of food, a field of flowers, long walks, and belly rubs But Mooch, Earl s best friend, knows what all of these things have in common love is what makes Earl s tail wag Patrick McDonnell, creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip, Mutts, pays an incredibly sweet tribute to his dog in a tale of wiggling andIt seems that everything gets Earl s tail wagging a bowl of food, a field of flowers, long walks, and belly rubs But Mooch, Earl s best friend, knows what all of these things have in common love is what makes Earl s tail wag Patrick McDonnell, creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip, Mutts, pays an incredibly sweet tribute to his dog in a tale of wiggling and waggling, fwipping and fwappingd every dog s secret to the joy of life.
  • Title: Wag!
  • Author: Patrick McDonnell
  • ISBN: 9780316045483
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Hardcover

Comments

Dolly Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
This is a sweet tale that shows the love between a dog and his owner. The illustrations feature the classic characters from the Mutts cartoon by Patrick McDonnell. The story is short and filled with dialogue and onomatopoeia. I loved listening to our girls enthusiastically read the book aloud with me - we each had a part. Overall, the message is simple, but nice. We enjoyed reading this book together.
Click to Replay
Cassie Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
As a long time fan of MUTTS, I was so pleased when Patrick McDonnell started publishing picture book versions of Earl's and Mooch's adventures. The books introduce the younger set to these charming characters and their very Zen view of life. The latest, Wag!, is no exception. A very simple question is pondered: What makes Earl's tail wag? The journey to the answer tells the answer itself.
Click to Replay
Denise Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
McDonnell's books, while fabulous, don't always translate to storytime. Wag! is an exception. I think kids will enjoy helping make the "FWIP" sound throughout the book. It would be fun to ask a storytime group what they think makes a dog's tail wag before reading it aloud.
Click to Replay
Flossmoor Public Library (IL) Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
This a cute picture book about a dog named Earl that asks the question: “Why does Earl’s tail wag?” The book gives many examples of situations where dogs wag their tails, all while other characters try to explain why. The final reason is sweet.-Miss Emily
Click to Replay
Patty Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Sweet story by the creator of the Mutts comic strip. It asks and answers the question of what makes Earl's tail wag.
Click to Replay
Kelly Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Completely adorable book about why dogs wag their tails. And the ultimate answer is beautiful.
Click to Replay
Sara Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Fun art and interactive text. Great for dog lovers.
Click to Replay
Katie Winfree Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
"Wag!" is a fun story about a dog who's tail is constantly wagging, with the author repeatedly asking "Why does earl's tail wag?" The book uses the animations from MUTTS to create a sweet story about the love our animals possess. This is a fun story for young children that involves a dialogue between the narrator and Mooch, which allows for fun voices while reading, about just why Earl's tail wags. As stated, the books central theme is love and how all the things in Earl's life revolve around lo [...]
Click to Replay
Tara Carlisle Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
A friend from work, who is a fan of Patrick McDonnell's comic strip Mutts, went and got me a whole stack of his picture books to read as I had told her that I was unfamiliar with his work. I am glad she did! This book is simple but so sweet and would have been something I would have enjoyed reading with my girls. As a future youth services librarian, I will definitely keep it in mind to recommend to patrons. Would recommend for anyone who loves dogs who give us their undying loyalty, constant af [...]
Click to Replay
Ash (It's a Word Vomit World) Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
While if it were up to me I would probably rate this one a little less, it's one of my daughter's favorite books 5 stars. I also have to have an appreciation for it, because at two years old it's the first book she had started to memorize, saying "I know! I know! I know!" in her cute little voice. Yes, we read it almost every night for weeks on end, but I still found it impressive. So, if you're looking for a short easy read, that's age appropriate, and pretty cute; this is a pretty worth while [...]
Click to Replay
Kristi Bernard Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
WAG is a quick fun read about Earl the dog. Earl's tail wags all of the time. It wags when he eats, sleep and even when he sits in a field of flowers. But what cuases his tail to wag all of the time? You will have to read about Earl in WAG to find out.The illustrations show Earl's tail wagging all of the time. It is really fun! If you would like to learn more about Patrick McDonnell please visit his website at patrickmcdonnell/
Click to Replay
Angela Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
This is an adorable book that is about a little dog Earl. The author sets up the question of what makes Earl's tail wag. The use of onomatopoeia is clear throughout the book, such as Fwip, fwip, fwip as the wagging of Earl's tail. The use of speaking bubbles makes it seem as though the characters are actually talking, versus simply reading the words on the page in a sentence.I truly enjoyed the illustrations and the ending. The reason Earl's tail wags is because of love.
Click to Replay
Eva Kelly Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
OK, in some of this guy's other books that aren't about "Mutts" Earl and Mooch aren't in them, and I thought those two might NEVER be in one together, but here they are!! This one is about Earl and why his tail wags. And Mooch's tail too, but that's not till the end. And I don't want to give away the end but there's a really good reason his tail wags. But it's at the end and I don't want to spoil it.
Click to Replay
Deanna Vaughn Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
This is a cute book and fairly easy read. It is a story about a dog and why his tail is constantly wagging. When a cat is asked why his tail always wags he has to stop and think about why it does. The pictures are very simple but cute. The story is the same, simple and cute. This story would be good for younger students to read. They may also be able to relate to a dog they know or their own dog that is constantly wagging his tail.
Click to Replay
Darrielle Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
What makes Earl's tail wag? What I noticed about this book is a character who raises his hand to answer a question, before he is ready to provide an answer. Most students will be able to identify with this and you ccan use the character as a reminder to kids to only raise thier hands when they are ready. Literary activities may involve having students develop rhyming words that describe what makes Earl wag his tail happily.
Click to Replay
Tattered Cover Book Store Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Jackie says:This book is on my Top Ten list for 2009--it's so sweet you can't help but feel good after reading it. I actually got to to hear the author read the story, which was an amazing treat. I seriously can't keep enough copies of this book on my recommends shelf! It's supposed to be a kids book, but it's really fantastic for anyone you love.
Click to Replay
Jackie Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
I had the pleasure of hearing Patrick McDonnell read this book to a rapt audience while showing the illustrations on PowerPoint. The gentle beauty and fantastic message of this book cannot be stated too strongly. Munchkins on my holiday list this year are getting this book--and I might just have to keep a copy for myself!
Click to Replay
Wendy Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Dog lovers of all ages will enjoy this funny and energetic exploration of what makes a dog's tail wag. My 4-year-old daughter immediately caught on to the humor and has asked to read this over and over again - which I do cheerfully because I love this book too.
Click to Replay
Kyla Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Too cute. I got this for my friend who was down, and she loved it too. I need to get my own copy! I definitely recommend this book for grownups who love children's books. If you want to smile, look here!
Click to Replay
Karen Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
My five-year-old son wanted to check out yellow books from the library today; this one isn't yellow -- I added to our book bag. This book is SO adorable --MUTTS in picture book form. And I know why Earl's tail wags. But I won't tell -- it's a secret.
Click to Replay
Shala K. Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
My four year old's favorite book right now. She hunts down the cats, plops down next to them and reads the book to them at least twice a week. ***Update: Reviewed in more detail on my blog Caterpickles here: caterpickles/2011/09/01/bo****
Click to Replay
Kim Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
This will be used during my next valentine's day storytime. Earl is constantly wagging his tail and the question is "why does he do that?" His friend Mooch thinks he has the answer - but it takes the whole book to get there.
Click to Replay
Aislinn Boyter Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
This was very sweet without it being too sweet that you want to roll your eyes. I can't decide on who is cuter: Earl or Mooch.
Click to Replay
Alicia Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Pretty simplistic, which is why I enjoyed reading it. It would be a great book to beginning readers since there are only a few words per page.
Click to Replay
Mckinley Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Why does a dog wag it;s tail?
Click to Replay
Rene Aube Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Just too cute as Mooch tries to explain what makes Earl wag his tail. Simple and sweet. Another one on my wish list!
Click to Replay
Jennifer Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
I wish that I discovered Mutts sooner these books/comics make me happy. I think this one would be fun for a dog storytime.
Click to Replay

Leave a Comment

Name
Email
Your Comment
Wag! By Patrick McDonnell It seems that everything gets Earl s tail wagging a bowl of food, a field of flowers, long walks, and belly rubs But Mooch, Earl s best friend, knows what all of these things have in common love is what makes Earl s tail wag Patrick McDonnell, creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip, Mutts, pays an incredibly sweet tribute to his dog in a tale of wiggling andIt seems that everything gets Earl s tail wagging a bowl of food, a field of flowers, long walks, and belly rubs But Mooch, Earl s best friend, knows what all of these things have in common love is what makes Earl s tail wag Patrick McDonnell, creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip, Mutts, pays an incredibly sweet tribute to his dog in a tale of wiggling and waggling, fwipping and fwappingd every dog s secret to the joy of life.

Share this article...
  • ☆ Wag! || ´ PDF Download by ☆ Patrick McDonnell
    312 Patrick McDonnell
  • thumbnail Title: ☆ Wag! || ´ PDF Download by ☆ Patrick McDonnell
    Posted by:Patrick McDonnell
    Published :2019-06-10T13:49:13+00:00