My dog is as smelly as dirty socks: and other funny family portraits

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How do you draw your smelly dog? Your playful daddy? Your yummy mommy? See how one girl does it in this simple, clever picture book that's comprised of family portraits made out of objects. For example, her baby brother is so noisy--he's as loud as a whistle, a horn, and even a fire truck!--that she creates a picture of him with whistles for eyes, a horn mouth, and holding a fire truck. After the girl has described everyone in her family (including herself, in great detail), she asks, "What does your special family look like?" encouraging readers to create their own portraits. With a list of objects at the end of the book to use as a guide, this is the ideal choice for budding artists everywhere.

Here's a wonderful exploration of simile and metaphor for young readers. And don't miss the companion book My Best Friend is as Sharp as a Pencil !

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9780375940521
9780307983640
9780307930897
9780375840524
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title_display My dog is as smelly as dirty socks : and other funny family portraits
title_full My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks And Other Funny Family Portraits
My dog is as smelly as dirty socks : and other funny family portraits / by Hanoch Piven
title_short My dog is as smelly as dirty socks :
title_sub and other funny family portraits
topic_facet Families
Family life
Individuality
Juvenile Fiction
Picture Book Fiction
Portraits