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Jack Wants a Snack

Pat Schories · Front Street
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever known a dog that didn't want a snack? What do you do when you are not invited to a tea party? Or when you are invited but you're offered only one piece of popcorn? Or when a pesky chipmunk crashes the party? When Jack sees the tea party, he decides to join. He wants a snack....
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Katie Loves the Kittens

John Himmelman · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed author and illustrator of Chickens to the Rescue has created a sweet, funny, and entirely irresistible new character -- a little dog just bursting with good intentions. Katie is so excited when Sara Ann brings home three little kittens that she can't stop herself from howling...
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Jack's House

Karen Magnuson Beil · Holiday House
Format: Hardcover

Construction-equipment loving boys will adore this humourous twist on the classic nursery rhyme. Someone has done a lot of work building a house. Someone has been operating a cement mixer, driving a bulldozer, and using a forklift to build walls, frame windows, and nail down a roof. Someone...
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Peg Leg Peke

Brie Spangler · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

PEKE, AN ADORABLE little Pekingnese, has a boo-boo. But when he uses his imagination, he’s no longer a pup with a broken leg, he’s a pirate with a peg leg on the high seas! Can he find the buried treasure? In her picture book debut, Brie Spangler celebrates the power of imagination...
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Love That Puppy!: The Story of a Boy Who Wanted to be a Dog

Jeff Jarka · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Peter is an ordinary boy . . . at first. Then one day he decides to become a dog. He loves to play fetch. He can bark like no one's business. And just look at him chase that mailman! But while Peter is good at being a dog, he is not always a good dog. What's a puppy to do when his mother...
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Itty Bitty

Cece Bell · Candlewick; Library Binding edition
Format: Hardcover

For a teeny-tiny dog seeking a home in a daunting world, big hopes — and a bit of ingenuity — go a long way.Itty Bitty is a very, very tiny dog. But when he finds an enormous bone, he goes straight to work, gnawing out doors and windows and hollowing out the entire inside. When...
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The King's Taster

Kenneth Oppel · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Max is the cook's dog. And because he is also the king's taster, Max gets to feast on French Fries! Rose Pudding! Cheese Pie! Pizza! No wonder Max loves his job. Who wouldn't want to dine on these delicious dishes? The new king, that's who. And if the new king has his way,...
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Dog Biscuit

Helen Cooper · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Print book

Hungry Bridget ate a biscuit . . . a dog biscuit! It tasted good - salty and sweet at the same time - but dog biscuits are meant for dogs, not people. Bridget starts to worry. Are her ears getting bigger? Is she growing a tail? Could she be turning into a dog? In the middle of the night,...
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Always In Trouble

Corinne Demas · Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

Emma tries to teach her dog,Toby, to be good, but no matter what day of the week it is, he is always in trouble!"Emma's dog, Toby, was always in trouble.On Monday he got into the garbage.On Tuesday he ran into the road.On Wednesday he ate a loaf of bread that Emma's dad had just...
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When Lucy Goes Out Walking: A Puppy's First Year

Ashley Wolff · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

Meet Lucy, a little puppy full of bounce and curiosity. Lucy loves taking walks; it’s especially fun to greet the neighborhood children and play with other dogs. Whether it’s to race down a snowy hill in February or frolic in the grass in May, Lucy never says no to a stroll...
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Dogs on the Bed

Elizabeth Bluemle · Candlewick; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

These dogs, these dogs! They'll take over your space — but can't be beat for warmth — as celebrated in this spirited story with humorous illustrations.What's a family to do when the bed is overrun by dogs? Move over, of course! In this rollicking, rhyming romp, Mom,...
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Minerva the Monster

Wednesday Kirwan · Sterling
Format: Hardcover

Marvelous Minervaâ??s back…and more “monstrouslyâ? delightful than ever. When she first appeared in last yearâ??s Nobody Notices Minerva, critics and children instantly took the irrepressible, irresistible Boston terrier to their hearts. Mischievous, playful, and more than...
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Sometimes We Were Brave

Pat Brisson · Boyds Mills Press
Format: Hardcover

Bravery has many meanings. Jerome's mom is a sailor. When her ship is in home port, she and Jerome bake cookies, read books together, and take their dog, Duffy, for walks. When his mom's ship goes to sea, she gives Jerome a hug and says, "Be brave, Jerome. I'll be back...
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Dogs

Emily Gravett · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and color are bounding through this irresistible book. Can you choose one dog to love best of all? With playful pencil and watercolor illustrations to delight children and adults alike, everyone will long to bark along with the Chihuahua and tickle...
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Tarra & Bella: The Elephant and Dog Who Became Best Friends

Carol Buckley · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers; First edition, first printing
Format: Hardcover

Best friends come in all shapes and sizes! After retiring from the circus, Tarra became the first resident of the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. When other elephants moved in and developed close friendships, only Tarra remained independent? until the day she met a stray mixed-breed dog named...
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Wag!

Patrick McDonnell · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

It seems that everything gets Earl's tail wagging--a bowl of food, a field of flowers, long walks, and belly rubs. But Mooch, Earl's best friend, knows what all of these things have in common: love is what makes Earl's tail wag. Patrick McDonnell, creator of the nationally syndicated...
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Lost and Found: Three Dog Stories

Jim LaMarche · Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

Anna looked all around her. The sky was getting dark. "I think we should go home now, Molly." But which way was home?In three heartwarming stories, celebrated illustrator Jim LaMarche lovingly depicts tales of being lost, being found, finding home, and, most important, the dogs...
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Dog Wants to Play

Christine McDonnell · Viking Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Dog wants to play. When? Today! But no one will play with Dog. Not the chick or the lamb, the calf or the pig. Poor Dog! Isn?t there one playmate who will play with Dog all day long? With its structure of rhyme and repetition, this is the perfect book to prepare children for reading, and Jeff...
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Dogzilla

Dav Pilkey · Harcourt Children's Books; 1-Simul edition
Format: Print book

It's time for Mousopolis's First Annual Barbecue Cook-Off. But just when the fun is about to begin, the irresistible aroma of barbecue sauce awakens the most frightening creature known to mousekind: the dreaded Dogzilla. As her horrible doggy breath fills the streets, the residents...
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The Snow Lambs

Debi Gliori · Scholastic; 1st American ed edition

When Bess the sheepdog goes missing on a snowy, blowy night, Sam worries, until Bess returns with Dad's best ewe, who had been lost in the storm and who gives birth to twin lambs later that evening.
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