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Dogs Don't Wear Glasses

4.36  ·  Rating Details  ·  11 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Nanny Needles usually lies in bed all day knitting. But one day she wakes up feeling quite energetic. So she hops out of bed and begins cleaning, cooking, and tidying up. Poor Seymour, her dog, isn't used to all this activity. Now he seems to be always underfoot -- causing one disaster after another. Finally Nanny Needles insists that Seymour must need glasses. Although th ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 1996 by Crocodile Books (first published March 1996)
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Feb 02, 2015 June rated it liked it
Recommends it for: dog and glasses requests
Shelves: picture-book, dog, glasses
Used this as an eye doctor story. I think it might have been a bit much for the Pre-K 3's. I'll have to try it with the Pre-K 4's on Wednesday and see if they like it better, though the 3's have been better listeners this year.

A dog owner blames her dog for all her problems and takes him to an eye doctor. She insists on buying the dog glasses even though the doctor tells her the dog doesn't need them. When she gets home and tries on the glasses to convince the dog to wear them she discovers her
Niamh Ryan
Oct 31, 2013 Niamh Ryan rated it liked it
I first read this book as its clever cover caught my eye portrayed as an eye chart. The humour in this book is what then kept me reading. The story is about a granny who is losing her eyesight and blames it on her dog Seymour. Geoghegan uses silly situations to rely on the readers enjoyment of the book. We can see the granny making various mistakes regarding her eyesight like emptying the garbage on top on the dog and then cutting his hair so it wont be in his eyes. It is only when the granny ea ...more
William Herschel
I don't usually add books that I read with a younger sibling or was read to but I'll start. (I don't know how to rate children's picture books though.)

This one was funny, and a bit maddening. Nanny Needles is constantly blaming every mishap on the dog, and she is soon so fed up she brings the dog to the eye-doctor because she is sure he needs glasses. I'm sure you can deduce who really needed the glasses.
Guadalupe Ramirez
I thought this book was hilarious. The author uses a lot of irony in her writing. This book would be good for a lesson on predicting and sequencing.
Jul 13, 2010 Dee rated it it was amazing
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