"Warning- This book may cause flatulence. Walter is a fine dog, except for one small problem- he has gas. He can't help it; it's just the way he is. Fortunately, the kids Billy and Betty love him regardless, but Father says he's got to go! Poor Walter, he's going to the dog pound tomorrow. And then, in the night, burglars strike. Walter has his chance to be a hero. Destined to become a children's classic, this story will have kids rolling on the floor with laughter. Adults are permitted to laugh too.
William Kotzwinkle, a celebrated satirist, is the author of such enduring classics as The Fan Man, Dr Rat, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, and, of course, Walter the Farting Dog. He is a two-time winner of both the National Magazine Award for Fiction and the World Fantasy Award. He lives with his wife, writer Elizabeth Gundy, on an island off the Maine coast, USA.