Simple rhyming text and boldly graphic, funny illustrations show off the comically lovable proportions of the dachshund, with its short legs and long body, spirited nature, and cheerful temperament. Author Frann Preston Gannon reveals a surprising variety of wiener dog looks and shows kids all the fun these little dogs have as they visit the beach, cavort in the snow, dig in the garden, jump to the ceiling, and even ride a skateboard–all the while giving a lesson in opposites.
• Richly colored, textured illustrations with lots of elements and funny things for kids to spot, from «hidden» bones to muddy footprints.
• Rhyming text makes this a great read-aloud
• Ends with a bedtime moment, very appealing to parents
• Dachshunds are extremely popular; in fact, this breed is currently the 9th most popular in the US, according to the American Kennel Club