Chall, Marsha Wilson. One Pup’s Up—2012
Rhyming text counts off ten puppies as they awaken one by one, chase and bounce around the house, eat kibble and get washed, then fall back to sleep.
Cousins, Lucy. I’m the Best (xz)—2012
When Dog's constant boasting makes his friends sad, they find a way to teach him what it means to be a good friend.
Cronin, Dorren. Wiggle—2005
Rhyming text describes the many ways to wiggle.
Feiffer, Jules. Bark George (xz) 1999
George's mother tells him to bark but he makes other animal sounds instead.
Lee, Spike. Please, Puppy, Please (xz)--2005
Two toddlers have fun with their puppy.
Willems, Mo. The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! (xz)—2008
The pigeon really, really wants a puppy, but when a puppy arrives the pigeon changes its mind.
Catalanotto, Peter. Ivan the Terrier (xz)—2007
A terrier named Ivan keeps interrupting story hour.
Dodd, Emma. Dog’s Colorful Day (xz)--2001
A messy dog has a colorful day.
Dodd, Emma. Dog’s ABC (xz)— 2002
Dog finds an alphabet’s worth of adventure as he patrols his neighborhood.
MacLachlan, Patricia. Bittle (xz)—2004
Nigel the cat and Julia the dog think they will have no use for the new baby in their house, but after awhile they realize that they have come to love her.
Urbigkit, Puppies, Puppies, Everywhere! (xz)
Simple rhyming text describes different puppies, from large to small, and their actions, from fighting to biting.
Young, Ed . Pup Just for Me (xz) –2000
A rhyming story about a boy who is offered every kind of pet except the puppy he wants. When the book is turned over, the story is told from the dog's point of view.
Rey, Marget. Pretzel (xz Ed. a)—1997 (originally pub 1944)
Pretzel finds that being the longest dachshund in all the world is not enough to win the favor of Greta, the little dachshund from across the street.
Zion, Gene. Harry the Dirty Dog (xzEd. b)—1984 (originally pub 1956)
When a white dog with black spots runs away from home, he gets so dirty his family doesn't recognize him as a black dog with white spots.