Walter The Farting Dog: Trouble At The Yard Sale by William KotzwinkleWalter The Farting Dog: Trouble At The Yard Sale by William Kotzwinkle

Walter The Farting Dog: Trouble At The Yard Sale

byWilliam Kotzwinkle, Glenn MurrayIllustratorAudrey Colman

Paperback | May 4, 2006

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Walter's family is holding a yard sale, but there are few customers. Walter, fartingcontentedly near Father, wonders why. When a man offers ten dollars for Walter, Father readily agrees. Walter wonders why. Walter is sad to leave his family behind, but relieved to discover that his new owner is a clown. Walter figures he will help the clown bring joy to children on their birthdays. But the clown has a dastardly plot: he will use Walter's gas to inflate balloons and then pop them to stun guards during bank robberies. Will Walter turn to the dark side? Of course not! He comes out a hero and is reunited with his family by doing what he does best.
William Kotzwinkle is the author of such enduring classics as The Fan Man, Fata Morgana, and E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial. His novel, The Game of Thirty, was hailed by Stephen King as “top-level entertainment . . . a suspense novel to rank with the classics of the genre.” Mr. Kotzwinkle lives with his wife, writer Elizabeth Gundy, on an...
Title:Walter The Farting Dog: Trouble At The Yard SaleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.75 × 9.75 × 0.15 inPublished:May 4, 2006Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142406260

ISBN - 13:9780142406267

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Editorial Reviews

"Kids will find it hysterical. The dialogue is clever, and the art is quite ingenious. Seemingly computer-conceived characters--including Walter, complete with a permanently abashed expression--are unique efforts, as are the smoothly colored backgrounds. All in all, it's a gas."