From the award-winning author of The Every and the illustrator behind the beloved picture book Her Right Foot comes an endearing and beautifully illustrated story of a dog who unwittingly becomes a hero to a park full of animals.
Lovingly written by Dave Eggers and gorgeously illustrated by Shawn Harris, this special Wood-Bound Collector’s Edition is a must-have for all dog lovers!
Johannes, a free dog, lives in a park hemmed in on three sides by dense human neighborhoods, and on one side by the ocean. His job is to be the Eyes–to see everything that happens within the park and report to the park’s elders, three ancient bison who ensure the Equilibrium. His friends–a stalwart seagull, a mordant raccoon, a one-eyed squirrel, and a pelican who can read–work with him as the Assistant Eyes, observing the humans and other animals who share the park and making sure everything is in balance.But changes are afoot. More humans, including Trouble Travelers, arrive in the park. A new building, containing mysterious and hypnotic rectangles, goes up. And then there are the goats–an actual boatload of goats–who appear, along with a shocking revelation that changes Johannes’ view of the world.Readers will thrill to Johannes’s inimitable and wonderful voice, and will gorge on this unforgettable story of friendship, beauty, liberation, and running very, very fast.
Pre-order the book HERE for $28. It will be released on May 9, 2023.