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Sniff-snuff-snap! / Lynley Dodd.

By: Dodd, Lynley.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin Books, 1997Description: [30] pages : color illustrations ; 17 x 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780140558685 (pbk.); 0140558683 (pbk.).Other title: Sniff snuff snap!.Subject(s): Warthog -- Juvenile fiction | Animals -- Juvenile fiction | Children's poetry, New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Warthog -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Stories in rhyme -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Stories in rhyme. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture booksDDC classification: Picture Book Summary: A story about a bossy old warthog who wants to have the waterhole all to himself. Suggested level: junior.
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A colourful counting story about a selfish, bossy warthog who wants the watering hole all to himself. Elephants, leopards, giraffes, zebras and baboons all try to drink at the waterhole and are chased away by the grumpy warthog. They always sneak back for a drink and one day the warthog returns to his waterhole to find that they have drunk all the water and only thick brown mud is left.

Picture story book for children by a New Zealander.

"First published in New Zealand by Mallinson Rendel Publishers Ltd. 1995"--Colophon.

A story about a bossy old warthog who wants to have the waterhole all to himself. Suggested level: junior.

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K-Gr 2-A bossy warthog's aggressive noises only temporarily chase other creatures away from the precious waterhole. The rhymed text provides counting practice, from two weaver birds to eight elephants who drink down to the mud basin. Rain at book's end allows readers to leave warthog with hope. The realistically drawn animals have cartoon-style expressions to convey personality. Unfortunately, the setting offers little opportunity for color variations, so the overall visual effect is drab.-Gay Lynn Van Vleck, Henrico County Library, Glen Allen, VA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.