A boy and his rent-a-dog...
“The story blends heartwarming moments and action beautifully in a way that will make children of any age enjoy the book.” Readers’ Favorite 5-Star review
“Sweetly written and packed full of adventure. Children will love it, particularly if they love dogs!” The Wishing Shelf 4-Star review
11-year-old Jonas Ridley loves dogs. Unfortunately, his mother won’t let him have one of his own. But one Christmas, Jonas gets the chance to RENT a dog, and not just any dog but Rascal, the famous four-legged star of Jonas’s favorite movie, Canine Commando! Jonas and Rascal have a blast and really bond together, even performing in the school talent show. But when the movie studio has to take Rascal back, Jonas hatches a movie-like plan and becomes a real-life secret agent to rescue Rascal!
If A Dog’s Purpose touched your heart, you'll love A Dog of My Own. This middle grade book is a sweet yet exciting adventure full of action and heartwarming moments for any reader – children, tweens, teens or readers of any age. This fun ‘boy and his dog’ story is the first in a series, so if you like it, there's more to come!
(Don't forget to look for the surprise after Chapter 1!)
|File size:||858 KB|
|Age Range:||5 - 11 Years|
About the Author
Richard Clark has written seven middle grade chapter books, one of which, My Best Friend Is a Secret Agent, has been on the Amazon and iBooks kids books best-seller lists for over two years with over 50,000 downloads. Richard has worked extensively as a screenwriter and story editor, both in Toronto and Los Angeles. A graduate of UCLA and AFI, his credits include writing or story-editing over 150 produced TV scripts for shows broadcast on the Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, BBC, Netflix, CBC, CTV and many other domestic and foreign networks. He’s also developed shows for many production companies, written four TV movies for Showtime Networks, optioned several feature screenplays in Los Angeles, and worked as a director and editor. In 2010 he was nominated for both a Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy) and a Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award, and in 2012 another WGC award. In addition, Richard has taught screenwriting at Humber College and Sheridan College in Toronto, and he wrote Scratch & Sniff, an interactive book app for kids. Richard lives in Toronto with his wife and their 10-year-old twins… and he’s lived to tell the tale. Rich Murray, illustrator for My Best Friend Is a Secret Agent, has over 25 years’ experience in digital illustration, animation and game design under the monicker RichToons. His credits include animated videos for numerous clients, illustrations for over a dozen kids books available on the Energizer - The Power of Reading website, and he designed, illustrated and animated all elements of the Monkey Doo game app available for smart phones and tablets. He also illustrated the Scratch & Sniff interactive book app for kids, and he’s most recently become the official animator of the Humble & Fred Radio Show.