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The Paperboy

The Paperboy

by Dav Pilkey Illustrated by Dav Pilkey

The author of When Cats Dream, The Moonglow Roll-O-Rama and 'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving returns in a tale inspired by his paperboy. When the whole neighborhood is still asleep, the paperboy is in the garage, rolling papers and filling his red bag to the top. With his faithful dog at his side, the paperboy sets off in a mood of contentedness and confidence.

Praise for The Paperboy

"A quiet mood piece that depicts the bond between a paperboy and his dog. Human and canine both struggle to rouse themselves, eat breakfast from bowls, and have an intimate knowledge of their route. Pilkey paints their shared experiences with a graceful economy of language." — School Library Journal

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
3.5
Lexile Measure
530L
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Number of Pages
1

About the Author and Illustrator

Dav Pilkey Children's author Dav Pilkey's work includes the Captain Underpants and Ricky Ricotta series.
Dav Pilkey Children's author Dav Pilkey's work includes the Captain Underpants and Ricky Ricotta series.

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