Walking Your Human


Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? It turns out they know just what humans want – to be walked! And once they’re on their way, these dogs will share exactly how to do it.

WALKING YOUR HUMAN is a picture book for dog lovers everywhere, released in February 2021. It’s a lighthearted look at the very different ideas dogs have to humans about what makes for a good walk!



Author: Liz Ledden

Illustrator: Gabriella Petruso

Publisher: Larrikin House

ISBN: 9780648894513

Release date: 1 February 2021

Order a hardback copy: HERE!

Signed copies are available at Gleebooks, Glebe and Berkelouw Books, Leichhardt (Sydney)

Included in Lamont Schools standing orders

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Find teachers notes and resources HERE.


Reading with a Chance of Tacos – ‘… it’s quirky, funny, silly, the illustrations are amazing, it’s everything a picture book for kids should be!’

My Picture Book Heart – ‘This clever and comical look at the relationship between dogs and their owners is gorgeously illustrated with bright and expressive characters and is sure to be a winner with dog-lovers, readers who like books with a twist, and those who like a giggle!’

Kylie Covark, author and Pickles and Pords blog – ‘A clever, warm, funny picture book, gorgeously illustrated by Gabriella Petruso.’

Amelia McInerney, author – ‘It’s a funny, gorgeous, dog-lover’s delight!’


I’m interviewed about Walking Your Human, the writing life, and favourite books and characters on the Reading with a Chance of Tacos podcast with Ken Williams:

Hear my interview with the publishers of Walking Your Human, James Layton and Mary Anastasiou of Larrikin House, via Ep 55 of One More Page:

Author interview – Kate J Foster’s blog, author of the upcoming middle grade novel PAWS with Walker Books

Announcement – SCBWI Australia East & NZ blog