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About the Book



"A Dog's Purpose" is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, but also a dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches that love never dies, that true friends are always here, and that every creature on Earth is born with a purpose.



Book Synopsis



A Dog's Purpose--the #1 New York Times bestseller and major motion picture--is a perfect gift to introduce dog lovers to this wonderful series.

Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.

The family film told from the dog's perspective also stars Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Peggy Lipton, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby, Pooch Hall and Dennis Quaid. A Dog's Purpose is produced by Gavin Polone (Zombieland, TV's Gilmore Girls). The film from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media will be distributed by Universal Pictures. Screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon and Audrey Wells and Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky.

Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh-out-loud funny, A Dog's Purpose is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, but also a dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.

Bailey's story continues in A Dog's Journey, the charming New York Times and USA Today bestselling direct sequel to A Dog's Purpose.

A Dog's Purpose Series
#1 A Dog's Purpose
#2 A Dog's Journey
#3 A Dog's Promise

Books for Young Readers
Ellie's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale
Bailey's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale
Molly's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale
Max's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale
Toby's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale
Shelby's Story: A Dog's Way Home Novel

The Rudy McCann Series
The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man
Repo Madness

Other Novels
A Dog's Way Home
The Dog Master
The Dogs of Christmas
Emory's Gift



Review Quotes



"Marley and Me combined with Tuesdays With Morrie. " --Kirkus Reviews

"I loved the book and I could not put it down. It really made me think about the purpose of life. At the end, I cried." --Temple Grandin, New York Times bestselling author

"Anyone who has ever loved a dog needs to read this wise, touching, often hilarious book." --Dr. Marty Becker, Resident Veterinarian on Good Morning America

"This quickly paced, touching novel will charm all animal fans, especially those who loved Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain and Vicki Myron's Dewey, the best-selling saga of a library cat." --Booklist

"This book gives you a glimpse into the heart and mind of a dog--and will change your view of our furry friends forever." --Guideposts

"By turns funny, heartwarming, and touching without being overly sentimental, Cameron's novel successfully illuminates the breadth of the American dogscape." --Library Journal (starred review)

An amazing book. I laughed and smiled and cried. Wise... and sure to open the hearts of all who read it. Bailey has much to teach us about a dog's love of liberty.--Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Color Purple



About The Author



W. BRUCE CAMERON is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Dog's Purpose, A Dog's Journey, A Dog's Way Home (all now major motion pictures), The Dog Master, Ellie's Story, Molly's Story, Max's Story, Shelby's Story, The Dogs of Christmas, The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man, and others. He lives in California.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.2 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x 1 Inches (D)
Weight: .65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 335
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Family Life
Series Title: A Dog's Purpose
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Format: Paperback
Author: W. Bruce Cameron
Language: English
Street Date: December 6, 2016
TCIN: 50630463
UPC: 9780765388117
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-5954
Origin: Made in the USA
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Q: Is this book a chapter book? And 6th grade level?

submitted by Jazleen - 3 years ago
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 5 reviews
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Amazing Book

5 out of 5 stars
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Debbie - 7 years ago
A wonderful book for dog lovers or really, anyone! It had high moments (laughing!) and low moments (crying!) and gives you a whole new perspective on how dog's "think" in their world. I couldn't put it down as I was so captivated by the story. Makes me wonder what my dogs are thinking when I am praising and loving on them. If you enjoyed this book, you should also check out The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein.
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Amazing read!

5 out of 5 stars
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Kirsten - 7 years ago
An absolute must read for dog-lovers. I laughed out loud as well as cried in the ugliest way girls can. A page-turner that had me snuggling my own dogs & gives you a new perspective on your dogs life.
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GrammyB - 7 years ago, Verified purchaser
My 9 yr. granddaughter loved the movie and can't wait to read the book.
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