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Beware Of Dog (McGrowl #1)

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Meet Thomas and his new best friend McGrowl--a courageous canine who's bionic to the bone!

When Thomas's loveable dog McGrowl is hit by a car, Thomas is heartbroken. But just when he thinks McGrowl will be lost to him forever, the mysterious vet Dr. Minderbender steps in to save the day. After a strange operation, McGrowl is alive, but he has been changed forever. McGrowl n
Paperback, 176 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Scholastic Paperbacks (first published 2002)
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Laramie Davitian
Dec 22, 2013 Laramie Davitian rated it really liked it
A bionic dog, greatest thing ever right? Well that's not the case with Thomas. When Thomas was walking down the street to school, he encountered a hurt dog. He didnt know how to approach it, but he slowly did anyways. After school, Thomas takes his new buddy to the vet, Dr.Minderbinder. Regular vets dont have creepy animals visiting, but this specific doctor does. Dr.Minderbiner has to do a surgery on poor McGrowl. This whole story started because McGrowl had saved Thomas and his best friend ...more
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Apr 13, 2010 Timberley Mouat rated it it was amazing
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One rainy day while Thomas and his friend [and only friend:] were walking they both spotted a dog. Thomas said, "come here boy come here." But his friend said, "no don't do that lets just keep walking" but Thomas stayed. He had wanted a dog all his life. So Thomas went closer to the dog instead of going back.

He checked his pockets for any food but had nothing.So his friend checked her pockets. She had been saving a lolly pop for an eme
Jan 11, 2010 Emmett rated it really liked it
Thomas and violet are nehibors And best friends. One day they are walking to school. They find a dog. He looks sick ,hungry and tierd. They take him to the vet for a check up. But after that he gets super powers and is changed for ever
This is a realy good book. It is very satisfying and entertaing. I realy think of it as one of the top five books i have read.
I recomend this book to every one. Especialy animal lovers. But if your below a second grade leval it might be a little chalenging.
Jennifer Priester
Apr 13, 2016 Jennifer Priester rated it it was amazing
Although not the longest, McGrowl is one of my favorite book series. McGrowl is a fun bionic canine hero with the ability to communicate telepathically with the boy who will become his new owner. McGrowl was seperated from his first owner and didn't come by his abilities naturally, but he uses them well.
May 17, 2011 Michelle rated it really liked it
Tom has a pet dog named MC Growl. He gets into an accident with a nuclear power plant and gets super hero powers. The dog manages to get into alot of trouble because he does not know his strength. The evil vet finds out the dog has super powers and tries to steal him. MC Growl find his way out by usuing his uper powers. It is a fantasy fiction.
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Robert Elmer "Bob" Balaban (born August 16, 1945) is an American actor, author, producer, and director.

Balaban is the author of a series of six children's novels featuring a bionic dog named McGrowl.
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Other Books in the Series

McGrowl (6 books)
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  • Every Dog Has His Day (Mcgrowl #3)
  • Good Dog! (Mcgrowl #4)
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