Books by Berkeley Breathed

Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Clearly growing out of, but not a simple expansion of, the 2003 picture book of the same name, these pups' tale carries the same message of caring and concern and will likely worm its way into the hearts of readers able to persist through the problems and pain. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Breathed's fans won't be surprised by the dark tone of this outlandish tale, but readers expecting a heartwarming pet story may be taken aback by the difficulties that face Sam, the canine hero. Read full book review >
PETE & PICKLES by Berkeley Breathed
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"08), this clash of personalities is enhanced in the art by an extreme size differential, and the result is a comically silly, warmly affirmative package. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Out the window goes Pete the pig's perfectly predictable routine one stormy night when Pickles, a free-spirited fugitive circus elephant, comes crashing in. Read full book review >
MARS NEEDS MOMS! by Berkeley Breathed
Released: March 1, 2007

In a typically frenetic outing, the creator of the "Bloom County" and "Outland" comic strips pays tribute to motherhood. Read full book review >
RED RANGER CAME CALLING by Berkeley Breathed
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"If the final plot twist hinges on a bad pun, all is forgiven after the last surprise picture. (Picture book. All ages)"
Breathed, creator of the popular ``Bloom County'' comic strip, writes of the transformation of a sour-faced little boy (Breathed's father) during the Depression. Read full book review >
A WISH FOR WINGS THAT WORK by Berkeley Breathed
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

The creator of the popular Bloom County comic strip takes up the well-worn theme of an animal who helps Santa. Read full book review >