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  • Published: 23 January 2024
  • ISBN: 9781761343988
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $19.99

Chico the Schnauzer



From Australian of the Year and founder of the Body Image Movement, Taryn Brumfitt, comes the delightful story of Chico the Schnauzer, a dog who learns to embrace all the wonderful things his unique body can do!

Chico the Schnauzer goes on the biggest playdate of his life, spending time with all his dog friends. There’s Susie the Sausage Dog, Penelope the Poodle and Digby the Dalmatian, just to name a few. Chico is amazed to learn about all the things their bodies are good at. He may not be able to do all that they can, but Chico discovers all the incredible things his own body can do!

  • Published: 23 January 2024
  • ISBN: 9781761343988
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Taryn Brumfitt

Taryn Brumfitt is an award-winning filmmaker, bestselling author and internationally sought-after keynote speaker. Recently named 2023 Australian of the Year, she is a fiercely passionate advocate for social change and her message has reached more than 200 million people around the world.
Taryn is the founder of the Body Image Movement, director of the inspiring documentaries EMBRACE and EMBRACE KIDS, and author of four books. Her global crusade to help people embrace their bodies has seen her recognised by UN Women, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls and the Geena Davis Institute. Taryn has delivered more than 100 keynote addresses, and her talk at Google HQ in Silicon Valley was live-streamed to every Google office in the world.
In 2018, she was recognised in the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence awards and received the SA Award for Excellence in Women's Leadership from Women and Leadership Australia. She was also crowned EY Entrepreneur of the Year, South Australia, and has been named among GE’s highest-rated speakers.
With a powerful, universal message and unwavering commitment to her cause, Taryn Brumfitt is a true force to be reckoned with.

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