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Picture Book by Dog

Michael Relth


List Price: 17.99*
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This winning tribute to the enduring love between dog and child celebrates animal adoption -- from the dog's point of view!

In a pitch-perfect debut, animator Michael Relth channels the voice -- and artwork! -- of a loyal pup sharing the simple, sweet, and funny rhyming story of finding a forever family. It's a clever take on a dog's journey from being lost to found -- from shelter to home. Ideal for pet owners, animal enthusiasts and growing families, Picture Book by Dog is brimming with heart and highlights the power of belonging.

Praise For Picture Book by Dog

* "This title is a great way to help children learn empathy and advocate for adoption of animals living in shelters. A hearty picture book whose simple narrative and expressive illustrations will engage young children and help them understand compassion."
School Library Journal

"The indelibility of the bond is clear, showing that the classic bumper sticker -- 'Who rescued who?' -- is the doggone truth."
Publishers Weekly

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316458863, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 29, 2020

About the Author

Picture Book by Dog is the first children's book by illustrator, animator, and author Michael Relth. He was inspired to create this story while volunteering at a local animal shelter. Michael lives in Los Angeles, California and he invites you to see more of his work at