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It’s always nice to cuddle up with a pet and read good stories!
Here are fun books about furry friends ...
Dog Books for Kids
Move Over, Rover by Karen Beaumont; Illustrated by Jane Dyer
When a storm comes, Rover expects to have his doghouse all to himself but finds that various other animals, including a skunk, come to join him.
Puppy Pool Party! : An Underwater Dogs Adventure by Seth Casteel
Photographs and simple, rhyming text reveal what goes on beneath the surface at the puppy pool party.
This Book Just Ate My Dog! by Richard Byrne
When her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But when the helpers disappear too, Bella realizes it will take more than a tug on the leash to put things right.
Dog by Dawn Bluemel Oldfield
Presents a basic introduction to animal development, discussing how an embryo grows into a puppy and then into an adult dog.
When You Wander : A Search-and-Rescue Dog Story by Margarita Engle
A dog that has just graduated from "sniffing school" advises readers what to do if they become lost in the woods, and assures them that his smart nose will lead him to where they are. Includes facts about dogs' noses.
The Everything Book of Dogs & Puppies by Andrea Mills
Introduces dogs and puppies, describing the different breeds, what they eat, and how to care for a new pet.
Amazing Dogs by Laura Buller
From being our friends to rescuing trapped people, dogs can do it all. Discover all the incredible things dogs can do in Amazing Dogs.
Dogs are Smart! by Leigh Rockwood
Dogs make wonderful pets, in part because they are so intelligent. Readers will learn many ways that these bright animals have helped people, as everything from sled dogs to search-and-rescue dogs.
Hero Dogs : True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes by Mary Quattlebaum
Calling all dog lovers! Join the adventure as National Geographic Kids presents a trio of true stories about incredible acts of canine heroism. From Glory the bloodhound, who saves lost pets, to terriers who help raise orphaned hippos, these brave pups are sure to inspire young animal lovers.
Buster, the Very Shy Dog by Lisze Bechtold
In three stories, Buster the dog overcomes his shyness to make a friend, discovers his special talent, and helps Phoebe find the garbage bandits.
Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty
Everyone in the Ellis family is excellent, except Ed the dog, who is determined to find something at which he, too, can excel.
Wolf Camp by Andrea Zuill
Heading to Wolf Camp for an exciting week where he can get in touch with his wild side, Homer the dog joins his fellow campers as they howl, track, hunt and eat bad food while managing mild feelings of homesickness.
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