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Louie the dog has just had a bath - and he is NOT happy about it. He smells all wrong. Determined to get his Special Smell back, he goes on a hunt for it and meets lots of smelly things along the way - a fox, some interesting dustbins and a marvellously muddy puddle to roll in. Will he succeed in getting his smell back? And, more importantly, will he be able to keep it this time ...?
A series of swirling, impressionistic full page water colour illustrations Independent
Rayner turns out to have a nose for good, clean (or, in this case, filthy) fun. Guardian
Publication date: 11/02/2016
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Board book
|Publication date:||2nd July 2015|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Julia Eccleshare's Picks|
Catherine Rayner was born in Harrogate and now lives in Edinburgh. She has a BA Hons in Visual Communication and Illustration from Leeds College of Art and Edinburgh College of Art. Much of her inspiration – and occasionally modelling! – for her illustration comes from her pets: her horse Shannon, guinea pig Marvin, dog Ellie, cat Emma and two goldfish, Bruce and Sheila. Catherine was shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award Best New Illustrator in 2006, and she won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2009. Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Prize winning illustrator Catherine Rayner ...More About Catherine Rayner