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1998 Michael Leunig – Why Dogs Sniff Each Others Tails

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Michael Leunig – Why Dogs Sniff Each Others Tails.

Penguin Books Limited

1998 – Hardback -100 Pages

Condition: Very good

This is the companion volume to the very best selling Short Notes from the Long History of Happiness.

Michael Leunig is one of Australia’s best-loved cartoonist and social commentators. In this enlightening collection of cartoons he explores everything that is dark and hidden in our society. Be it good or evil, sexy, happy, naughty, primal, funny and mysterious. Practically every cartoon in this collection is bound to make you think. Renowned cartoonist Leunig is undoubtedly one of Australia’s endearing favorites. He is one of the very few Australians to be honored with the “National Trust Living Treasure” accolade in 1999. Simply a fabulous cartoon book.



Why Dogs Sniff Each Other’s Tails : an old but true story

Leunig, Michael, 1945-

Penguin Books 1998.

Physical Description
100 pages mainly illustrations 13 x 18 cm.

Caricatures and cartoons with Australian themes.

Australian wit and humor, Pictorial.

Language – English


Leunig’s first marriage, to Pamela Munro, ended in divorce. He married his second wife, Helga, in 1992. His four children were all born on notable dates:

Gus on Guy Fawkes Day 1973; Sunny on Valentine’s Day 1975; Minna on Australia Day 1992 and Felix on Christmas Day 1995.

His sister, Mary Leunig (b. 1950), is also an accomplished cartoonist.

*All historical information taken from Wikipedia for educational purposes only

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