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The Paperboy

By Dav Pilkey   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545356794 Ebook
32 Pages | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545871860 Hardcover
32 Pages | 9.05" x 10.51" | Ages 4 to 8

Dav Pilkey’s timeless Caldecott Honor book about a boy, his dog, and the solitude they share before the world wakes up!

In the still before dawn, while the rest of the world is sleeping, a boy and his dog leave the comfort of their warm bed to deliver newspapers. As the boy pedals his bike along a route he knows by heart, his dog runs by his side, both enjoying a world that, before sunrise, belongs only to them.

Acclaimed author and artist Dav Pilkey celebrates the beauty found in silence and the peace that comes from being with a beloved friend in this newly remastered edition of his timeless, Caldecott Honor–winning picture book.

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Praise for The Paperboy

*“Pilkey is at his best in this highly atmospheric work.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

*“Beautifully composed landscapes and interiors . . . An evocative mood piece.” —Booklist, starred review

“A totally satisfying story for small groups or individuals.” —School Library Journal