Pizza Party with Justin Dean, author of Awesome Dog 5000; 10/3 at 7 PM


October 3, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Justin Dean Awesome Dog 5000 Pizza party graphic



Please join us for pizza and books on Thursday, October 3rd at 7:00 p.m. at GGP as we welcome author Justin Dean with his new middle grade book, Awesome Dog 5000. (Pre-order your copy at

Heads up, DOG MAN lovers! Watch out, readers of BAD GUYS! Robotic dog AWESOME DOG 5000 is in the neighborhood and he's. . . well, he's awesome.

Marty, Ralph, and Skyler might make the ultimate secret combo when battling alien-slime ninjas in their favorite video game, but in real life they're just regular kids. That is, until the three best friends discover Awesome Dog 5000, a robotic dog with very real power-ups. Awesome Dog can "bark" a sonic boom, "walk" at speeds over three hundred miles per hour, and "fetch" with an atomic cannon. Life for Marty, Ralph, and Skyler just got a major turbo-boost!

Attention, readers! AWESOME DOG 5000 is a wild action-comedy told through a mix of text and black-and-white illustrations, with a mystery to solve at the end. Can you handle the awesomeness?

JUSTIN DEAN is an award-winning writer of television commercials who has led national campaigns for brands such as South Park, Conan, and the Olympics. Now he writes bizarro and funny books for kids, too. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two kids. Unfortunately, they don't have any robot pets (yet).

Praise for AWESOME DOG 5000:

  • “Ludicrously juvenile, just the way its audience likes it.” – Kirkus Reviews



Awesome Dog 5000 (Book 1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525644811
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2019


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