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Avery Monsen Event
Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 11:30am
Virtual Event
I Am the Longest Dog Cover Image
By Avery Monsen, Avery Monsen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781368053211
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021


  • This event is free, but registration is required! Please register using the button above or here!
  • We will have a special performance by the world-famous Bob Baker Marionette Theater! 
  • We ask that you consider purchasing a copy of I AM THE LONGEST DOG to support the author, as well as our virtual programming! Orders come with a bookplate signed by the author. 
  • Digital Doors Open at 11:15AM CDT
  • Event Begins at 11:30AM CDT
  • NOTE: Because this is a virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom, you will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of accessing and sufficient Internet access. If you have not used Zoom before, you may consider referencing Getting Started with Zoom.


From the co-author of the hilarious national bestseller All My Friends Are Dead comes a very tall tale about a very long dog—with a very big surprise at the tail-end!

Lucy is the world's longest dog, but just how long is she? Like, are we talking pretty long? Or super-crazy number-one-record-breaking BANANAS long? See for yourself in this hilarious picture book by best-selling author-illustrator Avery Monsen. (Warning: the dog is very long.)


Avery Monsen is a writer, actor, and illustrator who lives in Los Angeles and co-authored the national bestseller, All My Friends Are Dead, as well as I Feel Relatively Neutral About New York and K is For Knifeball. He's also written for the television shows, Billy On The Street and Trip Tank. His writing and drawings have been published in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, the Believer, and several newspapers around the country, and he was recently named one of the New Faces of Comedy at the 2017 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. As an actor, he's appeared on 30 RockThe Tonight ShowHigh MaintenanceMaronAdam Ruins Everything, and Alexa & Katie.


The Bob Baker Marionette Theater, founded by Bob Baker and Alton Wood in 1963, is the oldest children's theater company in Los Angeles.

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