Monday, January 24, 2011

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love by Larry Levin

Absolutely wonderful and heartwarming!

A perfect book for true animal lovers. Oogy isn't a book just about this special dog but also about his extraordinary family. Levin captures the energy, love and antics of Oggy in a way that touches your heart and reminds you to pet that special creature sitting right next to you.

The relationship between his sons is also highlighted in this book, which makes you feel a part of this family.

Levin is a man with a big heart and passion for animals which is reflected in his writing. This quick, fast, enjoyable read will become a favorite among the books you read this year. It's that memorable.

Grade: A+

Synopsis [B&N]

There was something about Oogy that made him special. Perhaps it was the missing ear, or the asymmetrical face, or the hapless look of a rescued pup who not long before had been used as bait for pit bull warriors. Whatever the qualities, it convinced Larry Levin and his twin sons to adopt this hapless, ugly pooch and make him part of their household. A heart-tugging saga for anyone who can't resist the plaintive, upturned eyes.

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