The book is about how the mixed breed dogs arise, about dog personalities, the shapes and colours galore, that only nature can create. It contains 40 cards of purebred dog breeds, designed for cutting and making collages. Using the cut muzzles, paws, bellies, tails, shags, patches, and looks you can create various “hybrids” of the world. Plenty of shapes as well as of graphic and painting techniques gives an infinite number of dog variations. The title PSIKUSY means tricks in Polish. The book is dedicated to children and adults, with an idea to promote mixed-breed dogs and mongrels.
The concept and graphic design is created by Pani Jurek and Małgorzata Gurowska, Dorota Masłowska wrote a witty statement which is the praise of mongrelism and diversity, dog breeds are portrayed by distinguished Polish illustrators: Jacek Ambrożewski, Małgorzata Gurowska, Marta Ignerska, Pani Jurek, Edyta Ołdak, Paulina Pankiewicz, Maria Strzelecka, and seven-year-old Wandzia Hermanowicz. The book is bilingual, in Polish and English. It is intended for both children and adults.