A Dog of My Own

A Dog of My Own Summary

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★ review

“Sweetly written and packed full of adventure. Children will love it, particularly if they love dogs!” The Wishing Shelf 4★ 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!)

Book Reviews

Hattie Hidgens


I didn’t like to read before I found this book but now I love to read!15


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Never red sound god15

skyden kay

Um I want to read it2 star

Yea well it is a disappointment that I can not read it25

Snow the snow bunny

Kept me on the edge.5 star

A dog of my own is a very great book. Every night before I went to bed, I would read this. And it would always leave me on the edge when I stopped reading! Great book! 💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕55


A very good book5 star

I love how it shows emotion, and love for Jonas. Truly a good book.55

Jenelle Faith

it was ok, not the best4 star

i didn’t find too much interest in the book45


Pretty decent read!4 star

Good read! Only reason I didn’t give this book 5 stars is because the ending seemed abrupt and sudden. Would recommend though!45

faith & praise

A dog of my own5 star

I love this book it was so cute and sweet I have two of my own dogs a german shepherd and another dog 🐶.55

Kyle but im a girl

Eh1 star

I don’t really understand the point of this book tho..15


LOVE IT5 star

Omg so cute I love dogs every much it did make me cry and make me so happy!55

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