Taking a Bath with the Dog and Other Things that Make Me Happy

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From celebrated illustrator Scott Menchin comes a wise and witty meditation on the true secret to happiness.

"I miss your smile today, Sweet Pea. What would make you happy?"

What do you do when it seems as if nothing will make you happy? For one little girl, it’s a good time to take a survey, from subjects including a quick little rabbit (running around in a wheel), a balding gent (counting rings on a tree), a snazzy centipede (shoes, lots of shoes), and other sundry characters....

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Overview

From celebrated illustrator Scott Menchin comes a wise and witty meditation on the true secret to happiness.

"I miss your smile today, Sweet Pea. What would make you happy?"

What do you do when it seems as if nothing will make you happy? For one little girl, it’s a good time to take a survey, from subjects including a quick little rabbit (running around in a wheel), a balding gent (counting rings on a tree), a snazzy centipede (shoes, lots of shoes), and other sundry characters. Enlivened by his whimsical characters, Scott Menchin’s amusing story shows us that just doing what we love to do best can bring the biggest smiles of all.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763663353
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press
  • Publication date: 4/23/2013
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 451,553
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Menchin is the illustrator of the picture book WIGGLE by Doreen Cronin as well as MAN GAVE NAMES TO ALL THE ANIMALS, an award-winning children’s book based on a hit song by Bob Dylan. He has created illustrations for TIME, NEWSWEEK, the NEW YORK TIMES, ROLLING STONE, and other publications, as well as for several major companies. Scott Menchin lives in New York City.
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  • Posted February 17, 2009

    Great!

    My 4 year old loves this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2008

    a favorite

    my one-year old daughter loves to read this book several times in a row, chiming in when she recognizes a word. we read it almost daily. of many books, this is her uncontested favorite. i highly recommend it!

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