Passionate About Pups: Picture Books

The Sailor Dog

By Margaret Wise Brown

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"Born at sea in the teeth of a gale, the sailor was a dog. Scuppers was his name." A dog that has always wanted to go to sea finally realizes his dream.
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McDuff Goes to School

By Rosemary Wells

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When McDuff and his new French-speaking neighbors' dog are enrolled in obedience school, it seems as though McDuff has not learned his lessons.
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Henry and Mudge: The First Book of Their Adventures

By Cynthia Rylant

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Henry, feeling lonely on a street without any other children, finds companionship and love in a big dog named Mudge. Check out all of Henry's and Mudge's adventures for beginning readers.
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Angus Lost

By Marjorie Flack

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Angus, a little dog, learns that the grass is not always greener on the other side when he sets off to seek new adventures and becomes lost.
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Widget

By Lyn Rossiter McFarland

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A small stray dog is accepted into a household full of cats by learning to "fit in", but when his mistress is hurt, he demonstrates that being a dog is not all bad.
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Waggers

By Philemon Sturges

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Have you ever wondered why dogs always sniff each other when they meet? Find out the answer when this rhyming story solves the mystery.
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Ten Puppies

By Lynn Reiser

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Puppies from one to ten are counted and sorted according to their different features.
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Puppies! Puppies! Puppies!

By Susan Meyers

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Rhyming text follows the life of all sorts of puppies from when they are born "with eyes shut tight," through moving in with a new family and "getting bowls and beds and names," to learning how to do things grown-up dogs do.
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Pudgy: A Puppy to Love

By Pippa Goodhart

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In this charmer, Pudgy, a puppy, and Lucy, a little girl, are both sad and lonely . . . until they meet and become the best of friends!
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Harry the Dirty Dog

By Gene Zion

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Harry is a white dog with black spots who loves everything . . . except baths. So one day before bath time, Harry runs away. He plays outside all day long, digging and sliding in everything from garden soil to pavement tar. By the time he returns home, Harry is so dirty he looks like a black dog with white spots. His family doesn't even recognize him!
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