It's a Dog's Life by Susan Goodman & David Slonim
How Man's Best Friend Sees, Hears, and Smells the World

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Have you ever wondered what your dog sees when he looks at a sunset? Or what she smells when she has her nose to the ground? And what IS your pooch trying to say when he looks at you with those big puppy eyes? With a thoroughly silly text and adorable illustrations, IT'S DOG'S LIFE answers those questions and a whole lot more. Covering everything from dog breeds to their evolution and behavior, this accessible nonfiction book is sure to satisfy even the most voracious fact hounds.

About Susan Goodman & David Slonim

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SUSAN GOODMAN is a professor of English and the H. Fletcher Brown Chair of Humanities at the University of Delaware. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of grants from the NEH and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. She is the author of six previous books, including biographies of Edith Wharton and William Dean Howells.
Published August 27, 2013 by Flash Point. 35 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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They’ll learn why our four-legged friends will eat almost anything (they have far fewer taste buds than humans), why they run from vacuum cleaners (supersensitive hearing), why they love hanging out of car windows (their sense of smell works better at high speed), and what those urine spatters on...

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Noting “we take this best friend business very seriously,” the canine narrator then offers an anecdotal discussion of dogs’ sharp hearing, keen sense of smell, variable eyesight (“we’re not the best at seeing details”), and methods of communication, including barking, tail wagging, an...

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