"Maybe I'm not the hero type. But I can dream. Sometimes I dream I'm a rescue dog, saving a child lost in the woods. Or a guide dog, helping a person who cannot see. Or a police dog, tracking sneaky robbers. But when I wake up, I must face the truth. It's mostly big dogs who do those jobs. And I'm just Barnaby, a small mutt living in an animal shelter." Barnaby has big dreams, but he finds his true calling when he's adopted into a loving home and becomes a bedbug-sniffing dog—helping to find hidden bedbugs in hotels, on airplanes, in movie theaters, and even in people's homes!
About the Author
Catherine Stier is the author of Bugs in My Hair?!; If I Ran for President; If I Were President; Today on Election Day; and the Terrible Secrets of the Tell-All Club. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.
Karen Sapp is the illustrator of numerous books for kids, including Who Is Sleeping; Wide Awake Jake; Polar Bear Paddle; and Ed's Egg. She lives in England.