Read-Alouds & Fun Stuff


I believe books have the power to build connections... and animals do, too!

I hope you enjoy these read-alouds for each of my children's books, along with a downloadable coloring page. Woof Woof!

Music Classes & Choirs -- looking for a fun project?

Everyone deserves a second chance!

Second-Chance Sam read-aloud

*A 2019 Kirkus Reviews' Best Book*

Love is a beautiful gift!

Second-Chance Sam read-aloud


A lonely shelter dog gets a new lease on life in this fun story about acceptance.

"A moving tribute to shelter dogs, the humans who love them, and the wisdom of looking beyond outward appearances." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Santa’s best dog falls from the sleigh and finds a family who needs him, in this story that shows us how love is a beautiful gift and a powerful force, even when our loved ones are far away.

2019 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Winner!


Courage grows inside each of us!

Second-Chance Sam read-aloud


(A Santa's Dog Story)

Santa's singing dog is too afraid to sing! Carol leaves the North Pole in search of her voice and finds a girl in need of help. Can Carol overcome her own fears to help the girl? Root for Carol as she proves that courage grows inside each of us!

Music Classes & Choirs

CAROL'S QUEST makes for a unique and fun musical project! Take a listen.

Second-Chance Sam read-aloud

Teachers, Librarians and Homeschooling Parents...


Interested in K-6 lesson plans to accompany our children's books? 

Email us at info@dogsandbooks.com or use the form below to contact us! 

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