cover image The Hobyahs

The Hobyahs

Robert D. San Souci. Yearling Books, $5.99 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-440-41212-0

A motley pack of dogs protects an elderly couple and a small girl by scaring off a band of sharp-toothed beasties; ""a strange hybrid of lyrical narrative and amusing illustrations, infused with unrelenting darkness,"" said PW. Ages 4-8. (June)