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Why Do Dogs Sniff Bottoms?


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Why Do Dogs Sniff Bottoms? by Dawn McMillan
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"For kids young and old! Very funny!"
4 stars"
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Finally an answer to the age old question, Why do dogs sniff bottoms?! Very enteraining, well written, with rhyming text that kids will enjoy again and again! Kids will also enjoy the simple cartoon-like illustrations.

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"Great book, clever and answers to kids questions."
5 stars"
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Great book, clever and answers to kids questions.

"WHY do they sniff bottoms"
5 stars"
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Purchased for my 3 year old nephew who loves bottom jokes/stories… Read it & actually found it quite hilarious. Really recommend this for the youngsters (& those who have to read to them!)


Have you ever wondered why dogs are so fascinated by bottoms? This twisted tale of the Canine Concert that really goes to the dogs provides the answer!

They came running from near and far to see the fantastic K9 Capers, but the Big Bouncer outside the hall insists on formal dress, and that means dry paws, clean teeth, and bottoms checked at the door. What happens next changes the lives of dogs forever.

Readers young and old will love this delightfully silly story accompanied by comical illustrations. Why Do Dogs Sniff Bottoms? is perfect for reading out loud with your favourite dog lover. Ages 5+


Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Children's Choice 2003.
Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Picture Book 2003.
Release date NZ
May 22nd, 2008
Country of Publication
New Zealand
2nd edition
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