Toby's Story: A Puppy Tale (Paperback)
Meet Toby—a very special dog with a very important purpose—featured in A Dog's Journey, the basis for the major motion picture! Young readers will love this story in the popular A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tales series by bestselling author W. Bruce Cameron.
Toby is a beagle who doesn’t seem to have a purpose. While all of his littermates are adopted right away, Toby is left behind because he's not as energetic as they are. But because he is so quiet, he is adopted by a girl named Mona and her mother, who works at a nursing home. As Toby comforts the residents of the home, he discovers that his purpose may be the most important of all!
Toby’s Story is another uplifting tale of the bond that exists between humans and their cherished animal companions. Young fans of Ellie’s Story, Bailey’s Story, Molly’s Story, and Max’s Story will welcome this new addition to the bestselling series. Includes heartwarming illustrations by Richard Cowdrey and a reading and discussion guide at the end of the book.
More Tales from W. Bruce Cameron!
THE PUPPY TALES SERIES:
Ellie's Story / Bailey's Story / Molly's Story / Max's Story / Lily's Story / Shelby's Story / Toby's Story / Bella's Story / Cooper's Story / Lacey's Story
THE LILY TO THE RESCUE SERIES:
Lily to the Rescue / Lily to the Rescue: Two Little Piggies / Lily to the Rescue: The Not-So-Stinky Skunk / Lily to the Rescue: Dog Dog Goose / Lily to the Rescue: Lost Little Leopard / Lily to the Rescue: The Misfit Donkey / Lily to the Rescue: Foxes in a Fix / Lily to the Rescue: The Three Bears
THE DOG'S PURPOSE SERIES:
A Dog's Purpose / A Dog's Journey / A Dog's Promise
THE DOG'S WAY HOME SERIES:
A Dog's Way Home / A Dog's Courage
OTHER TITLES FROM FORGE:
Love, Clancy: Diary of a Good Dog
A Dog's Perfect Christmas
The Dogs of Christmas
The Dog Master
THE RUDDY MCCAN SERIES:
The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man / Repo Madness / The Midnight Dog of the Repo Man
About the Author
W. BRUCE CAMERON is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Dog's Purpose, A Dog's Way Home, and A Dog's Journey (all now major motion pictures), The Dog Master, A Dog's Promise, the Puppy Tales for young readers (starting with Ellie's Story and Bailey's Story), The Dogs of Christmas, The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man, and others. He lives in California.
“A heartwarming tale for animal lovers and fans of the ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ series.” —School Library Journal
“Middle grade students who love animals will enjoy Bailey’s character.... Readers will laugh out loud at his antics and feel tears in their eyes.... Overall, this is a very heartwarming story.” —VOYA on Bailey’s Story
“Ellie's view of the world is spot-on, feeling just like the thoughts dogs must have.... A satisfying and illuminating tale.” —Kirkus Reviews on Ellie's Story
"Ellie's Story is heartwarming and suspenseful.... A fine read for young animal lovers." —School Library Journal on Ellie's Story