April 21, 2013

International Day of the Dog: Puppies and Dogs Book List I

Every dog will have its day and so the last Sunday of April has been designated as International Day of the Dog.  On April 28, 2013, share your favourite canine youngCanLit read with a little one, be he/she furry or not, or just enjoy one for yourself.  Woof! Woof!

Picture Books

C’mere, Boy!
by Sharon Jennings
Illustrated by Ashley Spires
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-6
2010

Dirty Dog Boogie
by Loris Lesynski
Annick Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-7
1999
Dog Breath
by Carolyn Beck
Illustrated by Brooke Kerrigan
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
32 pp.
Ages 6-8
2011

A Dog Came Too
by Ainslie Mason
Illustrated by Ann Blades
Groundwood Books
32 pp.
Ages 5-8
1992

Doggerel
by Sheila Dalton
Illustrated by Kim LaFave
Doubleday Canada
30 pp.
Ages 5-7
1996

Doggy Bag
by Sean L. Moore
Benjamin Brown Books
32 pp.
Ages 3-6
2009

Duncan: A Brave Rescue
by Liam O'Donnell
Illustrated by Robert Hynes
Soundprints
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2004

Ginger Leads the Way
by Liam O'Donnell
Illustrated by Cathy Diefendorf
Soundprints
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2004

Pepper: A Snowy Search
by Liam O'Donnell
Illustrated by Cathy Diefendorf
Soundprints
32 pp.
Age 4-8
2004

Tracker on the Job
by Liam O'Donnell
Illustrated by Robert Hynes
Soundprints
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2004

Winston in the City
by Liam O'Donnell
Illustrated by Dan Hatala
Soundprints
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2005


Farley and the Lost Bone
by Lynn Johnston and Beth Cruickshank
Andrew McNeel Publishing
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2011






Farley Follows His Nose
by Lynn Johnston and Beth Cruickshank
HarperCollins
32 pp.
Ages 4-7
2009

The French Fry King
by Rogé
Tundra
32 pp.
Ages 4-7
2012

The Great Poochini
by Gary Clement
Groundwood Books
36 pp.
Ages 7-10
2010

Hank and Fergus
by Susin Nielsen-Fernlund
Illustrated by Louise-Andrée LaLiberté
Orca Book Publishers
32 pp.
Ages 3-7
2003
How Dog Became a Friend
by Paul O'Neill
Illustrated by Cynthia Colosimo
Pennywell Books/Flanker Press
32 pp.
Ages 6-8
2007
Kamik, An Inuit Puppy Story
by Donald Uluadluak
Illustrated by Qin Leng
Inhabit Media
32 pp.
Ages 4-9
2012

The Lighthouse Dog
by Betty Waterton
Illustrated by Dean Griffiths
32 pp.
Ages 3-7
1997

Little Dog Moon
by Maxine Trotttier
Illustrated by Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson
Stoddart Kids
24 pp.
Ages 5-9
2006


The Littlest Sled Dog
by Michael Kusugak
Illustrated by Vladyana Krykorka
Orca
32 pp.
Ages 4-7
2003

Lumpito and the Artist from Spain
by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Dean Griffiths
Pajama Press
32 pp.
Ages 5+
2012

Merci Mister Dash!
by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Esperança Melo
Tundra
32 pp.
Ages 3-6
2011

Mister Dash and the Cupcake Calamity
by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Esperança Melo
Tundra
32 pp.
Ages 3-6
2013

Mister Got to Go and Arnie
by Lois Simmie
Illustrated by Cynthia Nugent
32 pp.
Ages 7+ 
2001 
Moon and Star: A Christmas Story
by Robin Muller
North Winds Press/Scholastic Canada
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2005


Pierre Le Poof
by Andrea Beck
Orca Book Publishers
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2009

Pierre's Friends
by Andrea Beck
Orca Book Publishers
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2010

Pierre in the Air
by Andrea Beck
Orca Book Publishers
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2011



Pup and Hound
by Susan Hood
Illustrated by Linda Hendry
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-6
2004


Pup and Hound Hatch an Egg
by Susan Hood
Illustrated by Linda Hendry
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-6
2007




Pup and Hound Move In
by Susan Hood
Illustrated by Linda Hendry
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-6
2004

Pup and Hound Play Copycats
by Susan Hood
Illustrated by Linda Hendry
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-6
2007

Puppies on Board
by Sarah N. Harvey
Illustrated by Rose Cowles
Orca Book Publishers
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2005

Safe and Sound
by Barbara Nichol
Illustrated by Anja Reichel
Tundra
32 pp.
Ages 5-8
2003

Sally Dog Little
by Bill Richardson
Illustrated by Céline Malépart
Annick Press
24 pp.
Ages 6-9
2002

Sally Dog Little Undercover Agent
by Bill Richardson
Illustrated by Céline Malépart
Annick Press
24 pp.
Ages 6-9
2003

A Sled Dog for Moshi
by Jeanne Bushey
Illustrated by Germaine Arnatauyok
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
40 pp.
Ages 4-7
2005

Stanley at Sea
by Linda Bailey
Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2008


 
Stanley's Beauty Contest
by Linda Bailey
Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2009




Stanley's Little Sister
by Linda Bailey
Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2010


Stanley's Party
by Linda Bailey
Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 5-8
2003




Stanley's Wild Ride
by Linda Bailey
Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2006

This is the Dog
by Sherri McFarlane
Illustrated by Chrissie Wysotski
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
32 pp.
Ages 3-7
2002

Up Dog
by Hazel Hutchins
Illustrated by Fanny
Annick Press
26 pp.
Ages 2-5
2012

A Very Unusual Dog
by Dorothy Joan Harris
Illustrated by Kim LaFave
North Winds Press/Scholastic Canada
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2004

The Waiting Dog
by Carolyn Beck
Illustrated by Andrea Beck
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 7+
2003

Wellington's Rainy Day
by Carolyn Beck
Illustrated by Brooke Kerrigan
Orca Book Publishers
32 pp.
Ages 4-7
2011

Where Does Your Dog Sleep?
by Jean Freeman
Illustrated by Val Lawton
Your Nickel's Worth Publishing
32 pp.
Ages 4-7
2008







Tomorrow I'll present a list of fictional novels for both younger readers and young adults, all with a strong dog character.

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