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Smells Like Dog

By Suzanne Selfors (Hardcover Book, 2010)
Meet Homer Pudding, an ordinary farm boy who's got big dreams-to follow in the footsteps of his famous treasure-hunting uncle. But when Uncle Drake mysteriously disappears, Homer inherits two things: a lazy, droopy dog with no sense of smell, and a mystery.

Why would his uncle call this clumsy dog his "most treasured possession?" And why did he put a gold coin on the dog's collar?

And who will continue Uncle Drake's quest-to find the most coveted pirate treasure in the world?

Join Homer, his sister Gwendolyn, and Dog on an adventure that will test their wits and courage as they leave their peaceful farm and head into a world where ruthless treasure hunters hide around every corner. Where they discover that Dog has a hidden talent and that treasure might be closer than they ever imagined...
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $15.99 US/$19.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316043984

    • On Sale Date: 05/01/2010

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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Meet Homer Pudding, an ordinary farm boy who's got big dreams-to follow in the footsteps of his famous treasure-hunting uncle. But when Uncle Drake mysteriously disappears, Homer inherits two things: a lazy, droopy dog with no sense of smell, and a mystery.

Why would his uncle call this clumsy dog his "most treasured possession?" And why did he put a gold coin on the dog's collar?

And who will continue Uncle Drake's quest-to find the most coveted pirate treasure in the world?

Join Homer, his sister Gwendolyn, and Dog on an adventure that will test their wits and courage as they leave their peaceful farm and head into a world where ruthless treasure hunters hide around every corner. Where they discover that Dog has a hidden talent and that treasure might be closer than they ever imagined...

Suzanne Selfors is the author of Smells Like Dog, Smells Like Treasure, To Catch a Mermaid, and Fortune's Magic Farm. She lives with her husband on an island in Washington state where they are raising two children, a dog, a cat, and a flock of messy chickens.

  • Praise for Smells Like Dog:
    * "Selfors offers up an adventure tale that features a humorous, high-stakes mystery and a lovable hero...Peppered with funny dialogue, this joyous romp is a page-turning adventure that will appeal to enthusiastic and reluctant readers alike." (Kirkus Reviews (starred review)).

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Smells Like Dog
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $15.99 US/$19.99 CAN
  • Pages: 368
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 7-5/8"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316043984
  • On Sale Date: 05/01/2010
Smells Like Dog