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Arthur's New Puppy (book)
ANP Cover
Author Marc Brown
Illustrator Marc Brown
Publication date October 1, 1993
Published by Little, Brown and Company
ISBN 9780316109215
Publication Order
Preceded by
Arthur's Family Vacation (1993)
Followed by
Arthur's Chicken Pox (1994)
Arthur's New Puppy is the eighteenth book in the Arthur Adventure series and is the direct sequel to Arthur's Pet Business. It was written and illustrated by Marc Brown and published by Little, Brown and Company on October 1, 1993. It became adapted into a cartoon segment as the first half of Episode 8 in Season 1.



  • Although Pal previously appeared in Arthur's Pet Business, Arthur names the dog in this book.
  • Arthur's friend Buster states that he once had a puppy, but his mother sent the dog to a farm, and Francine states that she had a cousin who had a puppy that was too difficult to train.