Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers 2003
CS ISBN 0754063968 $18.95 Two cassettes
Bad Dog lives up to his name as he takes on Tinseltown and its usual denizens. When he's prophetically saved from the City Pound's death row, Bad Dog is slated to star in the next blockbuster, along with superhero Anvil Studminder. There are lots of action, puns, and plays on movie star names and movie titles. All of these goodies are given excellent delivery by Stephen Grief. Along the way listeners will meet Nick Jackelson and observe the making of the famous film, "Cake Fear." Grief adds to the fun as he gives each character, whether human, canine, or feline, a distinctive personality. In many ways, this title is aimed far more at adults than children in its subject matter and language and should be cautiously recommended. S.G.B.
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