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Taking a Bath with the Dog and Other Things That Make Me Happy

Scott Menchin, Scott Menchin (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/23/2013)
Hardcover, Chinese (8/1/2019)


From celebrated illustrator Scott Menchin comes a wise and witty meditation on the true secret to happiness.
"I miss your smile today, Sweet Pea. What would make you happy?"
What do you do when it seems as if nothing will make you happy? For one little girl, it's a good time to take a survey, from subjects including a quick little rabbit (running around in a wheel), a balding gent (counting rings on a tree), a snazzy centipede (shoes, lots of shoes), and other sundry characters. Enlivened by his whimsical characters, Scott Menchin's amusing story shows us that just doing what we love to do best can bring the biggest smiles of all.

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763629199, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2007

About the Author

Scott Menchin is the illustrator of the picture book WIGGLE by Doreen Cronin as well as MAN GAVE NAMES TO ALL THE ANIMALS, an award-winning children s book based on a hit song by Bob Dylan. He has created illustrations for TIME, NEWSWEEK, the NEW YORK TIMES, ROLLING STONE, and other publications, as well as for several major companies. Scott Menchin lives in New York City."