Sun. Dec 16th, 2018

The 12 Best Fiction Books About Dogs to Read in 2018

#12 Can I Be Your Dog? by Troy Cummings


Description of the book:

The New York Times bestseller featured on THE TODAY SHOW!A heart-tugging dog adoption story told through letters–deeply sincere and almost desperate pleas for a forever home–from the dog, himself!This picture book shares the tale of Arfy, a homeless mutt who lives in a box in an alley. Arfy writes to every person on Butternut Street about what a great pet he’d make. His letters to prospective owners share that he’s house broken! He has his own squeaky bone! He can learn to live with cats! But, no one wants him. Won’t anyone open their heart–and home–to a lonesome dog? Readers will be happily surprised to learn just who steps up to adopt Arfy. Troy Cummings’s hilarious and touching story is a perfect gift for a child wanting a dog, and for pet adoption advocates. It also showcases many different styles of letter writing, making it appealing to parents and teachers looking to teach the lost art of written communication.”It’s an instant classic in our household.” –#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas