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Dozens of Dachshunds

A Counting, Woofing, Wagging Book

Stephanie Calmenson, Zoe Persico (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (6/6/2023)


An exuberant counting story featuring dogs in costumes, inspired by the real-life Dachshund Parades!

It's Dachshund Day, a day to have fun!
Everyone's here, and the party's begun.
How many dogs can you count?

Dressed up as birds, bees, books, dinosaurs, and more, the doxies are ready for their big parade. Count the dachshunds on every page, and join in on the fun with a sing-along, bark-along dachshund song.

Back matter highlights all the different sizes, coats, colors, and patterns of this one-of-a-kind breed. From Stephanie Calmenson, author of beloved classics like Dinner at the Panda Palace, here is charming concept book that's perfect for reading aloud.

Pick up Dozens of Dachshunds if you like:
-adorable dogs dressed up in festive costumes
-a concept book that teaches kids to count
-a perfect book to celebrate Halloween, and re-read all year round
-a picture book for anyone who loves dachshunds

Praise For Dozens of Dachshunds: A Counting, Woofing, Wagging Book

"Singsong, rhyming couplets are found on nearly every page and are ideally suited to a preschool audience . . . . Those who love dachshunds will enjoy sharing this delightful story with the young children in their lives." - School Library Journal

"The rhythm of the story’s rhyming couplets adds to the upbeat nature of this work, and the descriptive language offers youngsters opportunities to make meaningful connections between the text and illustrations. By the time kids reach the story’s end, they’ll want to sing along with the closing song: “We love dachshunds, short and long. / They are bold, and they are strong. / They are loyal. They are proud. / They may be small, but their barks are LOUD!” Delightful dachshund facts round things off in the back matter." - Booklist

"A parade of charm." - Kirkus Reviews

Bloomsbury Children's Books, 9781547602223, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 29, 2021

About the Author

Stephanie Calmenson is the author of over 100 books for children, which have been called “marvelous” (Publishers Weekly), “lyrical” and “hilarious” (School Library Journal), and “sweet, funny, and right on the mark” (Booklist). Before turning to writing, Stephanie was an early childhood teacher, a children’s book editor, and Editorial Director of the Parents Magazine Press Read-Aloud Book Club. She lives in New York with her husband, Mark, and their dachshund, Harry.

Zoe Persico has illustrated several books for children, including Summer Color! by Diana Murray, Mermaids Fast Asleep by Robin Riding, and Georgia’s Terrific, Colorific Experiment, which she also wrote. She has a love for everything cute, colorful, and full of whimsy. When she’s not working, she enjoys hiking, cooking, playing Dungeons & Dragons, hunting for good finds at the thrift store, and watching documentaries. She currently resides in sunny Florida with her partner and their dog, Zombie.