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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  - Beth - Goodreads

I love the IDEA of this book. You could do a joint lesson with the art and ELA teacher about similes and turning objects into an art collage. What didn't quite work for me though was that some of the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Claire - Goodreads

It was the most boring book I have ever 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  - Gryphon - Goodreads

This was a unique book The idea was very creative. I am just not sure if it worked. A short short read. 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  - Peacegal - Goodreads

Creative use of found objects. I was a bit weirded out by the "yummy mummy." 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  - Katie Shaw - Goodreads

Such a cute book! It has good descriptive words and similes and metaphors. Great book to use for a schema lesson. This book could also be used when talking about uniqueness and family. I loved it! Read full review


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