21 Woof-tastic Children’s Books About Dogs

by Dena McMurdie

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Kids and dogs go together like cookies and milk. Big or small, dogs wiggle their way into your heart and become part of your family. They’re loyal companions, mischievous rascals, and masters of the pleading puppy eyes — especially when bacon is involved. For all the pooch-loving kids out there, here are some great picture books that celebrate man’s best friend.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2016 and updated in 2021.