Walter el Perro Pedorrero
Publication Date: March 2004
List Price: $15.95*
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"Warning: This book may cause flatulence." This is the Spanish edition of the beloved "New York Times" best seller. Walter is a fine dog, except for one small problem: he has gas. He can't help it; it's just the way he is. Fortunately, the kids Billy and Betty love him regardless, but Father says he's got to go Poor Walter, he's going to the dog pound tomorrow. And then, in the night, burglars strike. Walter has his chance to be a hero. A children's beloved classic, this story will have kids rolling on the floor with laughter. Adults are permitted to laugh too.
Glenn Murray is a supervisor for educational technology in New Brunswick, Canada
Artist Audrey Colman grew up in Montreal, Canada, and currently lives in Berkeley, California. Her work has been featured in magazines, posters, and a wide range of projects. She previously illustrated the runaway success "Walter the Farting Dog," Francine is the first book that Audrey has written as well as illustrated. Her art can be viewed at www.goodartstudio.com.
The original English is a New York Times Bestseller!
"Is there any reason to purchase this, besides the fact that kids will find it hysterical? The dialog is clever...and the art is quite ingenious. Seemingly computer-conceived characters--including Walter complete with a permanently abashed expression--are unique efforts, as are the smoothly colored backgrounds. All in all, it's a gas.