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Inside of a Dog -- Young Readers Edition

What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

Alexandra Horowitz, Sean Vidal Edgerton (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/21/2016)
Paperback (9/28/2010)
Paperback (3/21/2017)
CD-Audio (10/4/2016)


From an animal behaviorist and dog enthusiast comes an adorable and informative guide to understanding how our canine friends see the world based on the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, Inside of a Dog—now adapted for a younger audience!

Have you ever wondered what your dogs are thinking? What they’re feeling? Now you finally can! The answers will surprise and delight you as scientist and dog-owner Alexandra Horowitz explains how our four-legged friends perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human.

Praise For Inside of a Dog -- Young Readers Edition: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

"Readers, especially those with dogs, will find the information fascinating. . . .This exploration of what makes dogs behave as they do is comprehensive and interesting."
— Kirkus Reviews

"Clearly and confidently written, engaging, and comprehensive, this title will delight dog lovers and budding scientists."
— School Library Journal

"[Horowitz] offers commonsense advice in understanding pooches."
— Booklist

"Invites readers to learn more than they’ve ever dreamed about the canine species."
— School Library Connection

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781481450935, 256pp.

Publication Date: March 22, 2016

About the Author

Alexandra Horowitz is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and KnowBeing a Dog: Following the Dog into a World of Smell; Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond; and The Year of the Puppy: How Dogs Become Themselves. She teaches at Barnard College, where she runs the Dog Cognition Lab. She lives with her family of Homo sapiensCanis familiaris, and Felis catus in New York City.

Sean Vidal Edgerton studied Plant Sciences and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at UC Santa Cruz and then went on to complete a graduate program in Science Illustration at CSU Monterey Bay. Since then he’s worked as wildlife illustrator in Madagascar, entomological illustrator at the Smithsonian, and now botanical illustrator at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. His work is driven by his passion to blend the worlds of art and science. His portfolio focuses on the beauty of natural history, biodiversity, and organisms poorly understood and in dire need of our conservation efforts.