It all begins with Laika, the first dog in space. Launched into orbit by the Soviet Union, Laika’s craft is accidentally sucked through a wormhole and onto the Planet Gersbach, inhabited by highly intelligent but very tiny people. When a mysterious disturbance of gravity (D.O.G.) threatens to destroy Gersbach, Commanders Belka and Strelka are just the men to seek and destroy the source of D.O.G. Their vehicle: A highly sophisticated craft that looks exactly like a terrier. Blending in with the locals on earth should be no problem. And with the help of the Buckleys, a lovable Earth family with problems of their own, the mission to save their planet may still prevail.
From the Hardcover edition.
Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers Feb 19, 2009| 272 Pages| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780307491169