Now in paperback!
Ellie's Story is a heartwarming illustrated novel for young readers inspired by the New York Times bestselling A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron. Every dog has work to do. Every dog has a purpose.
Ellie is a very special dog with a very important purpose. From puppyhood, Ellie has been trained as a search-and-rescue dog. She can track down a lost child in a forest or an injured victim under a fallen building. She finds people. She saves them. It's what she was meant to do.
But Ellie must do more. Her handlers--widowed Jakob, lonely Maya--need her too. People can be lost in many ways, and to do the job she was born to do, Ellie needs to find a way to save the people she loves best.
Adorable black-and-white illustrations by Richard Cowdrey bring Ellie and her world to life.
"Ellie's view of the world is spot-on.... A satisfying and illuminating tale." —Kirkus Reviews on Ellie's Story
"Ellie's Story is heartwarming and suspenseful.... A fine read for young animal lovers." —School Library Journal on Ellie's Story
"Through this heartwarming story about a dog's unconditional love for his best friend, readers learn about life from a dog's perspective." —Children's Literature on Bailey's Story