Dog Heaven – Book Review

Dog Heaven
Written and Illustrated by Cynthia Rylant
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In Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant’s classic bestseller, the author comforts readers young and old who have lost a dog. Recommended highly by pet lovers around the world, Dog Heaven not only comforts but also brings a tear to anyone who is devoted to a pet. From expansive fields where dogs can run and run to delicious biscuits no dog can resist, Rylant paints a warm and affectionate picture of the ideal place God would, of course, create for man’s best friend. The first picture book illustrated by the author, Dog Heaven is enhanced by Rylant’s bright, bold paintings that perfectly capture an afterlife sure to bring solace to anyone who is grieving.


In “DOG HEAVEN”, author and illustrator Cynthia Rylant, weaves a beautifully illustrated story of Dog Heaven. Her illustrations tell the story right along with her words.
Cynthia’s illustration of God is unique. God is seen as being a gentle, kind man who watches over all his creations with love and smiles.
There are Angel children to play with, along with balls, kites, sleds, and bikes. Dog biscuits in different shapes; cat biscuits, ham sandwich biscuits, ice-cream biscuits, squirrel biscuits, and more.
God turns clouds into fluffy beds for the dogs.
Dog Angels will be waiting when old friends show up in Heaven.
A charming and soothing read for all ages.
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