The Writer (Hardcover)

The Writer By Davide Cali, Monica Barengo (Illustrator) Cover Image

The Writer (Hardcover)

By Davide Cali, Monica Barengo (Illustrator)


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The New York Times New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Books Award (2022)

A dog has an important job to do, especially if his human is a writer. Without a dog by his side, the writer would forget to eat. He'd never get out of his pajamas, and he'd probably stare at the computer all day long. But even the best French bulldog can't do everything. Maybe this perfect pair needs someone new in their lives...

Illustrated in warm, earthy tones, this witty story reflects the ways dogs change our lives for the better. Our canine friends can make--and find--the best companions.

Davide Cali has written over one hundred children's books, which have been published in over thirty countries. His picture books include Grown-Ups Never Do That (Chronicle), I Hate My Cats (Chronicle), and The Queen of the Frogs (Eerdmans). Born in Switzerland, Davide now lives in Italy. Monica Barengo is an Italian artist and illustrator. Her work has been exhibited at the Bologna Children's Book Fair, and she has been twice selected as a finalist by the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition in Shanghai. The Writer is her first book published in English. Visit her website at or follow her on Instagram @monica.barengo.
Product Details ISBN: 9780802855855
ISBN-10: 0802855857
Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: March 15th, 2022
Pages: 36
Language: English