Mutt Dog – King, Stephen Michael

<p>Mutt Dog</p>

Title

Mutt Dog

Author

King, Stephen Michael

Illustrator

King, Stephen Michael

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Published Date

2004

Annotation

This simple, understated picture book is about the need to belong and have the protection of a home and family. The cityscapes reveal ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ along with Mutt Dog’s sad existence until he finds family and home.

Key Concepts

Empathy, Family, Hope, Kindness

Audience

Early childhood, Lower primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, EYLF Outcome 1, EYLF Outcome 2, EYLF Outcome 3, EYLF Outcome 4, ACELA1426, ACELT1575, ACELT1783, ACHASSK014, ACHASSK015, ACHASSK016, ACELA1443, ACELA1453, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACHASSK028, ACHASSK029, ACHASSK030, ACHASSK032, ACELA1460, ACELA1462, ACELT1587, ACELT1589, ACELT1591, ACELT1593, ACHASSK047, ACHASSK050, ACHASSK051, ACELA1475, ACELT1594, ACELT1596, ACELT1599, ACHASSK063, ACHASSK064, ACHASSK065, ACHASSK067, ACHASSK068, ACHASSK069, ACELA1487, ACELA1498, ACELT1602, ACELT1603, ACELT1605, ACHASSK087