Harry the Dirty Dog

Author(s): Gene Zion

Picture Books

Harry is a black and white dog who hates having a bath - so when he sees his owner with the dreaded bath, he runs away. But in the end, Harry gets so dirty that his owners don't recognise him. He has to beg for the thing he used to dread so much so they will let him back into the houshold . . .


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The perfect recipe for children's picture book classic - a mischievous mutt and bathtime.

Born on October 5, in 1913, Gene Zion attended the New School of Social Research and the Pratt Institute. In 1948, he married artist Margaret Bloy Graham, who then collaborated with him on all his picture books. When their marriage ended in 1968, Zion also ended his career as an author. Zion is best known for his creation of the rascally dog, Harry, who appears in such books as HARRY THE DIRTY DOG and HARRY BY THE SEA. He died in 1975.

General Fields

  • : 9780099978701
  • : Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • : Red Fox
  • : December 1991
  • : 277mm X 205mm X 4mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : colour illustrations
  • : 28
  • : Margaret Bloy Graham
  • : Paperback
  • : Gene Zion