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Toby's Story

Toby's Story

A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale

A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tales

W. Bruce Cameron

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Meet Tobya very special dog with a very important purposefeatured in A Dog's Journey, the basis for the 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.

Toby is a beagle who doesn’t seem to have a purpose. While all of his littermates are adopted right away, Toby is left behind because he's not as energetic as they are. But because he is so quiet, he is adopted by a girl named Mona and her mother, who works at a nursing home. As Toby comforts the residents of the home, he discovers that his purpose may be the most important of all!

Toby’s Story is another uplifting tale of the bond that exists between humans and their cherished animal companions. Young fans of Ellie’s Story, Bailey’s Story, Molly’s Story, and Max’s Story will welcome this new addition to the bestselling series. Includes heartwarming illustrations by Richard Cowdrey and a reading and discussion guide at the end of the book.

Read all the books in the bestselling series:
Ellie's Story
Bailey's Story
Lily's Story
Max's Story
Molly's Story
Shelby's Story

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The first smells were exactly what I expected, even if I didn’t know why I expected them: Warm fur. Sweet milk. That was my mother, who smelled like safety and food and love. I could also sense my brothers and sisters,...

Praise for Toby's Story

“A heartwarming tale for animal lovers and fans of the ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ series.” —School Library Journal

“Middle grade students who love animals will enjoy Bailey’s character.... Readers will laugh out loud at his antics and feel tears in their eyes.... Overall, this is a very heartwarming story.” —VOYA on Bailey’s Story

“Ellie's view of the world is spot-on, feeling just like the thoughts dogs must have.... A satisfying and illuminating tale.” —Kirkus Reviews on Ellie's Story

"Ellie's Story is heartwarming and suspenseful.... A fine read for young animal lovers." —School Library Journal on Ellie's Story

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W. Bruce Cameron

W. BRUCE CAMERON is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Dog's Purpose, A Dog's Way Home, and A Dog's Journey (all now major motion pictures), The Dog Master, the A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tales for young readers (starting with Ellie's Story and Bailey's Story), The Dogs of Christmas, The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man, and others. He lives in California.

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