Chuck’s Journey Home


Winner of the Dragonfly Book Award

1st place winner for children’s picture books 6 & older

—2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards

Chuck’s Journey Home is a wonderful pet adoption story that is appropriate for young readers age 6-9. It helps humans empathize with the experiences that dogs go through when they need to find new forever homes. A portion of the profits from Chuck’s Journey Home will be dedicated to helping dog and animal rescue efforts.
—Children’s Bookwatch: March 2017

SKU: 978-0-9972853-8-3 Category: Tags: , , , ,
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In Chuck’s Journey Home, Chuck is a four-year-old black Labrador Retriever who has been left at a shelter in Kentucky by his humans. Like many dogs left at the shelter, Chuck is scared, but he is hopeful that his humans will come back for him. During his time at the shelter he realizes that the only way he will leave is if a new family adopts him. Where does Chuck’s journey end? Does he stay at the shelter, or does he find a family and become a cherished fur-baby?

This picture book is perfect for children ages 6 through 9 who are interested in adopting a dog.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Chuck’s Journey Home  will be donated to help animal shelters and dog rescue organizations do what they do best.

About the Author:

Anne Soares lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts, with her husband, Lance, and their black Labrador, Charlie. Anne co-owns a martial arts school with her husband in Dartmouth, and in 2015, she became a licensed real estate agent in Massachusetts.

Anne is passionate about doing her part to help rescue more dogs. By writing Chuck’s Journey Home and other Lab Tales, she hopes to create something that, when shared with others, will help save the lives of more dogs.

One rescue. One shelter. One dog at a time.

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Additional information

Weight5.344 oz
Dimensions11 × 8.5 × .10870 in
Age Range:

5 – 7 Years, 7 – 10 Years

Chuck's Journey Home is a delightful story about a dog searching for his forever home - for dog lovers young and old seeking their own furry family friend!
Chuck’s Journey Home