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Can I Be Your Dog?

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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
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9780399554520
9780399554544
9780399554537
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LG
Level 2.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
530L
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Last Grouping Update2022-05-22 06:37:54AM
Last Indexed2022-05-22 04:04:24AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780399554520

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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
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seriesCan I be your dog?
series_with_volumeCan I be your dog?|1
subject_facetDogs -- Juvenile fiction
Letters -- Juvenile fiction
Pet adoption -- Juvenile fiction
Picture books
title_displayCan I Be Your Dog?
title_fullCan I Be Your Dog?
Can I be your dog? / Troy Cummings
title_shortCan I Be Your Dog?
topic_facetDogs
Letters
Pet adoption
Picture Book Fiction