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The Fast and the Furriest

(2010)
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Meet Kevin Pugh, 12-year-old couch potato. Now meet Cromwell, his part beagle, part potato chip dog. Kevin's looking forward to spending his summer doing as little as possible. Unfortunately, Kevin's father, former Chicago Bears star player/super-sports fanatic, Howie Pugh, feels differently. So does Cromwell, who has suddenly and mysteriously developed a fascination with agility competitions: running up seesaws, leaping over hurdles, soaring through hoops (sometimes). If he has to do anything, Kevin would rather do something for newly obsessed Cromwell, but dog agility lessons do not constitute a sport in his father's mind, so football camp it is. Until some well-timed events collide, literally, and soon Kevin's found a way for he and Cromwell to take classes, and the upstart Team Cromwell is born.

Andy Behrens has written a hilarious novel with a dry-as-dirt protagonist who's constantly tortured by the goings-on around him. It's also a charming story about a boy and his dog, as well as a meaningful and heartfelt look at a relationship between a boy and his father who don't always see eye-to-eye.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Fast and the Furriest
Author(s): Andy Behrens
ISBN: 0-375-85922-5 / 978-0-375-85922-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2010 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Fast and the Furriest
Author(s): Andy Behrens
ISBN: 0-375-95922-X / 978-0-375-95922-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Fast and the Furriest
Author(s): Andy Behrens
ISBN: 0-375-85900-4 / 978-0-375-85900-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

March 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Fast and the Furriest
Author(s): Andy Behrens
ISBN: 0-307-70774-1 / 978-0-307-70774-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2010 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Fast and the Furriest
Author(s): Andy Behrens
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Fast and the Furriest
Author(s): Andy Behrens
ISBN: 0-307-70776-8 / 978-0-307-70776-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Fast and the Furriest
Author(s): Andy Behrens
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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