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HOW DOGS REALLY WORK! by Alan Snow

HOW DOGS REALLY WORK!

By Alan Snow (Author) , Alan Snow (Illustrator)

Age Range: 6 - 9

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1993
ISBN: 0-316-80261-1
Publisher: Little, Brown

 Cutaway cartoons reveal that the Dog is really filled with levers, pistons, tubes, vats, memory banks, sniff motors, and waste disposal plumbing. A straight-faced narrative explains: ``...legs are attached at the four corners of the main body'' and ``As trainees vets...learn to take dogs apart.'' Funny? Stupid? It depends: some will find this labored and boring; others-- particularly young ones--should find it hilarious, especially the spritely, cartoon-style illustrations detailing the bizarre workings of the canine's fantastical innards. De gustibus. (Fiction. 6-9)