A Puppy TaleA Puppy Tale
W. Bruce Cameron
Meet Molly—a very special dog with a very important purpose—featured in A Dog's Journey, soon to be a 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.
Molly knows that her purpose is to take care of her girl, C.J., but it won’t be easy. Neglected by her mother, Gloria, who won’t allow her to have a dog, C.J. is going through some tough times. Molly’s job is to stay hidden in C.J.’s room, cuddle up to her at night, and protect her from bad people. And no matter what Gloria does to separate them, nothing will keep Molly away from the girl that she loves.
Adorable black-and-white illustrations by Richard Cowdrey bring Molly and her world to life. Also includes a discussion and activity guide that will help promote family and classroom discussions about Molly’s Story and the insights it provides about humankind’s best friends.
At first, everything was dark.
I felt warmth all around me, and I could smell other puppies cuddled up close. I could smell my mother, too. Her scent was safety, and comfort, and milk.
When I was hungry, I would...
Praise for Molly's Story
"Cameron has written other books about dogs for adults, and this one is a charming and delightful story about what it means to be a working dog.... The book is a must for middle school libraries." —VOYA 4Q 4P M on Ellie’s Story
“Through this heartwarming story about a dog’s unconditional love for his best friend, readers learn about life from a dog’s perspective.” —Children’s Literature on Bailey’s Story
W. Bruce Cameron
For Parents and Educators
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Download the Molly's Story projects for children to do at home and in the classroom