Me & Dog
Meet Sid. He’s an ordinary kid. He’s far from perfect. But to Murphy, Sid’s faithful dog, Sid is the whole world. Murphy thinks Sid is the absolute best—and that he’s in charge of everything.
Sid loves Murphy right back, but he can’t help but wonder what Murphy would think if he realized the truth: Sid’s just a kid, and Murphy’s just a dog, and neither one can control the world.
This deceptively simply picture book is the perfect start to a discussion about a subject seldom seen in children’s books—the nonthreatening feel of a world based on fact and reason, and not faith.
- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers |
- 48 pages |
- ISBN 9781442494138 |
- September 2014 |
- Grades P - 3
Behind the Book
ME & DOG
Behind the Book: Gene Weingarten’s ME & DOG I have a dog. Her name is Murphy. She takes me for a walk several times a day, and usually manages to steer me to the few neighborhood places— the gas station, the liquor store— that keep a supply of dog biscuits for four-legged clients like her. My point is, Murphy has a certain sense of well-being and entitlement— which explains why, on a recent walk, when I accidentally stepped on her foot, she was both shosee more