It's a Dog's Life

How Man's Best Friend Sees, Hears, and Smells the World

By Susan E. Goodman; David Slonim (Illustrator)
Flash Point, Hardcover, 9781596434486, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 3, 2012

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Have you ever wondered what your dog sees when he looks at a sunset? Or what she smells when she has her nose to the ground? And what IS your pooch trying to say when he looks at you with those big puppy eyes? With a thoroughly silly text and adorable illustrations, IT'S DOG'S LIFE answers those questions and a whole lot more. Covering everything from dog breeds to their evolution and behavior, this accessible nonfiction book is sure to satisfy even the most voracious fact hounds.

About the Author
Susan Goodman is a Senior Member of Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford.David Slonim is the author-illustrator of He Came with the Couch", a 2006 Bright Horizons Top Three Books of the Year selection, and Oh, Ducky". He has illustrated more than fifteen other books, including "Moishe's Miracle" by Laura Krauss Melmed, which was named one of the top ten children's books of 2000 by The New York Times". He lives in Indiana with his wife and their four children.

Praise For It's a Dog's Life

"With its goofy, informative charm, this has potential for readers hurried or reluctant as well as simply dog-loving…”--BCCB

"Children will be barking up the right tree with this enjoyable read."--Kirkus

“An agreeable and enlightening jumble of facts and humor.”--Publishers Weekly

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