Farley Follows His Nose
Lynn Johnston & Beth Cruikshank
HarperCollins (2009)
ISBN 9780061702341
Reviewed by Grayce Richardson (age 5) for Reader Views (5/09)


I guess that’s Farley. Farley is smelly. It smells stinky. The little girl held her nose and said, “Farley, you need a bath.” Arf, Arf, Arf. I wouldn’t want a dog like Farley because he would eat all of our food and I’m allergic to dogs.

Parent’s Comments:
“Farley Follows His Nose” by Lynn Johnston and Beth Cruikshank is a great book. I really enjoyed reading it to Grayce because of the book’s rhythm and pacing. For example, in the breeze he smelled ‘rosesfreshcutgrasssweatypeoplethecatnextdoor.’ Farley is a super lovable character and like Grayce I give it five stars.

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