The Wisdom of Dog

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, all with Dog as the main focus.

The majority of these stand-alone cartoons have never before been published in book form.

  • ISBN: 9781869711962
  • Author: Murray Ball
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Pub date: 01.10.10
  • RRP: $29.99
  • Format: Hardback


Murray Ball

Murray Ball was born in Manawatu. He spent the early part of his life in New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. After being employed as a staff cartoonist on newspapers in New Zealand he worked as a freelance cartoonist in the UK. He returned to New Zealand in 1974 and created his best known cartoon strip, Footrot Flats. He lived with his wife on a farm on the outskirts of Gisborne until he passed away in 2017.

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