Author(s): Murray Ball
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.
Murray Ball is recognised as New Zealand's greatest cartoonist - at one stage his Footrot Flats strips were syndicated through 160 newspapers and magazines throughout the world. He has had more than 50 Footrot Flats-related books published.