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Axel Theo: My Dog is the Emperor of a Faraway Galaxy

4.77  ·  Rating details ·  22 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Theodore Howard wants a white flag. The kind of white flag that will show Riverwood Elementary’s biggest bully, Theo’s given up on ever surviving the fourth grade, and achieving his dream of becoming a real-life astronaut. But, Theo’s seemingly pathetic future gets a glimmer of hope in the form of a very talkative weenie dog named Axel. Theo learns that his best friend on ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published November 15th 2014 by Tadpole Press...4 Kids
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Smooth Sailing Press
Sep 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Colorful, witty and exciting.
Darlene Cruz
Jun 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sweet funny, adventurous characters to make you laugh. Elementary Walter Sampson meaniest kid who gives the worst wedgie-givers could give and bully as bully can be and a thorn to Theodore. Huh? Theodore Allen Howard can he survive the fourth grade? How do you deal with a bully like Walter? Fetch Axel the hot dog on him, excuse me Axelo Lackfer Tharsdon III and by the way bark he did not, something vocal came out of his dog's mouth. Press his dog tag and see what you get but step back if I were ...more
Inderpreet Uppal
Jun 27, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition


Axel & Theo take us on an intergalactic journey! Axel and his dog travel to planet Doglin when Axel comes to know that his sweet little dog is actually an alien and can speak. Not only that but the dogs have their arch enemies as cats and a few different monsters too. Along the ride Axel to saves Theo and learns a few life lessons.

This book maintains the reader’s attention as it takes them from one surprise to another along with a few challenges and trips. I enjoyed reading the book as Axel
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Sherry Torgent
Apr 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids
When I saw the subheading of this book — My dog is the Emperor of a faraway galaxy, I knew I had to read it. After all, how often do you see a sci-fi kid’s book? Being the sci-fi nut that I am, I couldn't pass this one up. I was not disappointed.

First of all, I love that Axel is a "weenie dog" and an alien. Awesome. Theo is this insecure, fourth-grade boy who wants to be an astronaut. Theo thought his dog was just a normal, everyday dog until the dog saved him from being beat up by a school bull
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Trish
Jun 25, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Readers of my blog will know that I am slightly dachshund-obsessed. From the moment I saw the cover of Axel & Theo: My Dog is The Emperor of a Faraway Galaxy, I wanted to read this book. The cover art even features a little boy and his red smooth dachshund buddy.

This is a charming read for children. It will appeal to early readers as well as reluctant readers a bit older. I think the reading range of 6 - 10 years is spot on.

Young readers will love the story of Theo, who escapes a bully with
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Judy Phillips
Nov 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I read this book in one sitting. It's just precious! Axle and Theo have a future. Best wishes for literary success.
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An avid story writer since elementary school, Amberly Kristen (Krissy) Clowe truly discovered her passion for writing after enrolling in a college, children’s literature class, where they read and analyzed children’s books. After completing her BA in early childhood education she began her teaching career.

“After my first year of teaching second grade, I had so many ideas swirling around in my head
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