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Walter the Farting Dog is the title character of a series of children's books written by William Kotzwinkle and Glenn Murray, and illustrated by Audrey Colman. The first book was published in 2001. By 2011, the first book had reported sales of more than 1.4 million hardcover copies, and the series had grown to five titles.

Books in series

All are by William Kotzwinkle, Glenn Murray, and illustrated by Audrey Colman except as noted:

  • Walter the Farting Dog (2001)
  • Walter the Farting Dog: Trouble at the Yard Sale (2004) (This book has also been released in the U.K. as Walter the Farting Dog Farts Again and as Walter the Farting Dog: Trouble at the Garage Sale in Australia.)
  • Rough Weather Ahead for Walter the Farting Dog (2005) (co-written with Elizabeth Gundy) (this book has also been released as 'Walter the Farting Dog and the Windy Day' in the U.K.)
  • Walter the Farting Dog Goes On A Cruise (2006) (co-written with Elizabeth Gundy)
  • Walter the Farting Dog: Banned From the Beach (June 21, 2007) (co-written with Elizabeth Gundy)
  • (NOTE: Elizabeth Gundy was actually a "silent but deadly partner" in the first two books as well.)

In other languages

The original Walter story is now available in more than a dozen languages, including French, Spanish, Dutch, Icelandic, Norwegian, Korean, Japanese, and Latin.

  • Latin: Walter, Canis Inflatus (2004)
  • Spanish: Walter, El Perro Pedorrero
  • French: Walter le chien qui pète
  • Dutch: Walter: een scheet van een hond
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Prompehunden Walter
  • Icelandic: Valtýr prumpuhundur
  • Japanese: おなら犬ウォルター (Onara Inu Waruta)
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