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User Review  - szanes - LibraryThing

A charming book that can spur a wonderful creativity in the readers. This can trigger great art project ideas, as well as promoting vivid similes in writing personality sketches. Love the endpapers done by children who were cancer patients. Very moving. Read full review

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User Review  - Mirandalg14 - LibraryThing

A cute picture book using objects to make the pictures. Should get the kids thinking of different ways to create. Read full review

Review: My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits

User Review  - Barbra - Goodreads

This books is part auto-biography, part art project. A little girl doesn't want to use the ordinary stick figures to draw her family. She uses every day objects to describe each characteristic and put ... Read full review

Review: My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits

User Review  - Alley Denney - Goodreads

I loved this book! It has so many descriptive words along with metaphors. It also has a lot of creative pictures in it. It helps students with schema. I would read this to my class. All age appropriate and just a fun read! Read full review

Review: My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits

User Review  - Elizabeth Mcdonough - Goodreads

A young girl draw a stick figure representation of her family. Then she realizes that this picture doesn't do a good job of really representing her family. She uses similes to describe her family ... Read full review

Review: My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits

User Review  - Corrina - Goodreads

Read my full review at This is a great, very creative story that integrates narrative and visual art and encourages kids to connect physical objects to symbolism. For example, the narrator says her ... Read full review

Review: My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits

User Review  - Carol - Goodreads

This book is so fun! It's about a little girl who has to make a portrait of her family for school. She is not impressed with her drawing because she doesn't feel it describes them well enough. She ... Read full review

Review: My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits

User Review  - Emorie - Goodreads

This book is hilarious! It could be used with several different lessons. Comparisons, similes/metaphors, descriptive words, and much more. It's also a great book to help students begin to think about their schema. Read full review

Review: My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits

User Review  - Huda - Goodreads

loved the idea of this book. what materials will "make" your own family? Read full review

Review: My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits

User Review  - Becca - Goodreads

Adorable! A very cute way to make a "get to know yourself" assignment more fun. Many activities could come along with this story. Very creative- would use in the classroom, definitely. Would recommend to any elementary grade. Read full review


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