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Grime and punishment  Cover Image Book Book

Grime and punishment / written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey as George Beard and Harold Hutchins ; with color by Jose Garibadli.

Pilkey, Dav, 1966- (author,, illustrator.). Pilkey, Dav, 1966- (author,, illustrator.). Garibaldi, Jose, (colorist.).


"Dog Man's really done it this time! He hands over his badge and clears out his desk, but while he may be out of a job, he's not yet out of hope. With his friends at his side, can Dog Man dig himself out of this hole and paw his way back onto the force? Dav Pilkey's wildly popular Dog Man series appeals to readers of all ages and explores universally positive themes, including empathy, kindness, persistence, and the importance of doing good'. Provided by Amazon.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338535624
  • ISBN: 1338535625
  • ISBN: 9781338535631
  • ISBN: 1338535633
  • ISBN: 9781713700814
  • ISBN: 1713700816
  • Physical Description: 236 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Treehouse Comix proudly presents"--Title page.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 228).
Formatted Contents Note:
Fore-foreword: George and Harold: celebrities at large -- Forword: Dog Man: our story thus far... -- Chief's big day -- The saddest chapter ever written -- The chapter that's totally not as sad as the last one -- The dog in the hat -- A buncha stuff that happened next -- The incorrigible crud -- Cat Man -- Big fight -- The lunch bag of Motor Brain -- 80-HD power -- Love vs. hate: who will win? -- The ultimate showdown -- Three endings -- Notes -- How to draw.
Target Audience Note:
GN 480 L Lexile.
GN480L Lexile
Decoding demand: 70 (high) Semantic demand: 96 (very high) Syntactic demand: 41 (medium) Structure demand: 83 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 2.5 1.0 508860.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.5 1 508860.
Subject: Dogs > Comic books, strips, etc.
Police > Comic books, strips, etc.
Police > Dismissal of > Comic books, strips, etc.
Cats > Comic books, strips, etc.
Vendetta > Comic books, strips, etc.
Good and evil > Comic books, strips, etc.
Forgiveness > Comic books, strips, etc.
Fathers and sons > Comic books, strips, etc.
Grandfathers > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Humorous comics.
Animal fiction.
Funny animal comics.

Available copies

  • 63 of 137 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Cape Girardeau Public Library System.


  • 4 current holds with 137 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cape Girardeau Public Library P (Text) 33042004708569 Juvenile Graphic Novels Checked out 07/01/2024
Cape Girardeau Public Library P (Text) 33042004909423 Juvenile Graphic Novels Checked out 06/26/2024

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