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Walking with Sausage Dogs

Matt Whyman

8 Reviews

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Biography: general, Memoirs, Prose: non-fiction, Humour, Domestic animals & pets, Dogs as pets

From the author of PIG IN THE MIDDLE, this is another BABE meets MARLEY & ME feel-good crossbreed memoir.

Keeping pets is a lovely idea. When building a family, they complement the kids. But what happens when things get out of hand?

For writer and house husband, Matt Whyman, it's a case of catastrophe management in coping with four children and all the ill-advised animals amassed by his career wife, Emma. Just as Matt gets to grips with managing her two maxed out minipigs, she falls for a miniature Dachshund - the kind of dog he wouldn't be seen dead with.

Hercules isn't big or clever, but Emma is determined. She'll do everything, she promises...

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Praise for Walking with Sausage Dogs

  • the ideal pick-me-up, this is a warm and thoroughly enjoyable book...heart-warming and often laugh-out-loud funny. - Daily Express

  • A funny account of normal, eccentric family life, plus a small menagerie. - Woman's Weekly

  • 'This is Marley & Me without the tears'. - Weight Watchers

  • If your pets have become the miniature dictators of your family - or if you just love sausage dogs - you'll love this. - Jojo Moyes

  • This sweet, funny book is a must for those who love animals. - Star

  • A fabulous read, especially for parents, and animal lovers, hilarious at times, and full of irony. I found myself not wanting to put it down. I really enjoyed this book, and will be recommending it to my friends and family. -

  • Praise for Pig in the Middle: - .

  • What a fabulous, funny read! I enjoyed every page. - Sophie Kinsella

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Matt Whyman

Matt Whyman has written novels and non-fiction for children and young adults, including the critically acclaimed Boy Kills Man. He also writes regularly for Bliss and Marie Claire magazine. Matt is married with four children and lives in West Sussex, England.

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