Truck Dogs


Author: Graeme Base


Illustrator: Graeme Base

BASE, Graeme. Truck Dogs. [Camberwell, Victoria, Australia]: Penguin [2003]. 8vo, xii 145pp. Color pictorial boards. Patterned endpapers; 16 full-page color plates. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed and dated by the author, Graeme Base, with a small drawing of a Truck Dog.

First edition, issued the year before the US. Two gangs of canine-like motor vehicles, the Rott Wheelers and the Mongrel Pack, have a showdown in the far-off desert town of Hubcap.