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The Wisdom of Dog

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Murray Ball's 'Dog' - the central character in the Footrot Flats cartoon strips - was recently voted New Zealand's best-loved fictional character. Dog has starred in more than 50 Footrot Flats books and now has a book devoted entirely to himself and the 'wisdom' that his made him such a lovable character. THE WISDOM OF DOG features over 300 single, stand-alone cartoons, al
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Hardcover, 388 pages
Published May 31st 2011 by Hatchette New Zealand
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Ball grew up in New Zealand before spending some years in Australia and South Africa. As a young man he worked for the Dominion newspaper in Wellington and the Manawatu Times before becoming a freelance cartoonist and moving to England, where he found work with publishers DC Thomson, of Dundee.

He developed his character Stanley and had it published in the influential English humour-magazine Punch.
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