50 Books About Dogs

50 fun books about dogs

Since my boys returned to school a few weeks ago I have found myself with hours of alone time with my 3-year-old. I love having all this one on one time with her, but I also wanted to get her into preschool. After a search of available preschools in my area I decided to hold off on preschool for one more year and keep her home with me. I wanted to give her a fun preschool like experience through out the week because she was starting to feel left out that everyone else went to school except for her. I’m keeping things very relaxed so that I don’t get burned out. We have a weekly theme and have fun doing a few art projects about the theme, but mostly we read. Read and read and read. It’s been so fun.

Last week our theme was dogs. My daughter loves dogs, but she mostly loves pugs. You’ll notice there are quite a few pug books in this list for that reason.

Here are our favorite dog books. Have fun reading!

 

 

 

Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

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Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell

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The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey

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Dogs Colorful Day by Emma Dodd

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Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion

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Dog in Charge by K.L. Going

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Puddle Pug by Kim Norman

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Chick ‘n’ Pug by Jennifer Sattler

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Pugs in a Bug by Carolyn Crimi

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Martha Speaks by Susan Meddaugh

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Bad Dog, Marley by John Grogan

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Dog Breath by Dav Pilkey

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If you Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff

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Floss by Kim Lewis

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Doggies by Sandra Boynton

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Some Dogs Do by Jez Alborough

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Snuggle Puppy by Sandra Boynton

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Chewy Louie by Howie Schneider

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Dogs by Emily Gravett

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The Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willem

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Say Hello to Zorro by Carter Goodrich

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Otis and the Puppy by Loren Long

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Ladybug girl and Bingo by Jacky Davis

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Walter the Farting Dog by William Kotzwinkle

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Please, Puppy, Please by Spike Lee

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Little Lost Dog by Marion Dane Bauer

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Good Boy Fergus! by David Shannon

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Doggone Dogs! by Karen Beaumont

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Wet Dog by Elisa Broach

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Move Over Rover by Karen Beaumont

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Bark, George by Jules Feiffer

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Charlie the Ranch Dog by Ree Drummond

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Big Dog… Little Dog by P.D. Eastman

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Biscuit by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

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I’ll Teach My Dog a lot of Words by Michael Frith

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Help Me Mr. Mutt! by Janet Stevens

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Sherlock Bones and the Missing Cheese by Susan Stevens Crummel

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My Big Dog by Susan Stevens Crummel

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The Great Gracie Chase: Stop That Dog! by Cynthia Rylant

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City Dog, Country Dog by Susan Stevens Crummel
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A Dog’s Life by Caroline Sherman

 

Snow Dog, Go Dog by Deborah Heiligman

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Shaggy Dogs, Waggy Dogs by Patricia Hubbell

How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills

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Mogie The Heart of the House by Kathi Appelt

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Mr. Bud Wears the Cone by Carter Goodrich

City Dog, City Frog by Mo Willems

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The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto by Natalie Strandiford

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