W. Bruce Cameron

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The beloved New York Times and USA Today bestselling author W. Bruce Cameron is coming to Hicklebee's! His A Dog's Purpose Series and A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tales have delighted readers of all age, and many of them have been adapted into major motion pictures. Dog lovers, join us for an evening with a wonderful storyteller.

W. Bruce Cameron began his career writing a family newspaper humor column, eventually becoming an internationally syndicated columnist. His column, 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter became a New York Times Bestselling book and a People’s Choice Award Winning series on ABC. He is perhaps best known as the Benchley Award Winning, #1 USA TODAY and #1 New York Times Bestselling author of the A Dog’s Purpose series of books. He’s also, along with his wife Cathryn Michon, the screenwriter for the Amblin/Universal film A Dog’s Purpose, which has gone on to become the most successful international live action dog movie of all time. He has published 15 books, and his books have become international bestsellers, having been translated into over 50 languages. Browse the rest of his books here.



Shelby's Story: A Dog's Way Home Tale Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250301918
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Starscape - November 6th, 2018

Shelby doesn’t remember much of her early life—only that she was always hungry and cold. Then one day, Shelby is rescued by a kind woman, and things change forever. She soon finds herself on a movie set, and her new life is filled with challenges and rewards. She learns things like to Go Mark, Cut, and Dig. Her rewards include squeaky toys, yummy chicken, and best of all, love and affection from castmates and crew. Everyone loves Shelby! And so will young readers and movie fans.

Shelby's Story includes charming illustrations by Richard Cowdrey as well as a reading and activity guide at the end of the book.

Ages 8+

Max's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale (A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tales) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765395016
Availability: Not on our shelves now, usually available for pick-up or shipping in 1-10 days
Published: Starscape - July 3rd, 2018

As soon as he sets eyes on CJ, Max knows that she’s his girl and quickly figures out his purpose: to show her how to navigate the big city. Being a native New Yorker, Max knows how to take charge, even though he’s the smallest dog at the park. At the same time, with CJ’s help, Max learns that he doesn’t always have to be ferocious—sometimes, he can be “gentle Max” and make friends.

Young fans of Ellie’s StoryBailey’s Story, and Molly’s Story will love Max’s Story, the story of a little dog in the big city. Includes adorable illustrations by Richard Cowdrey and a reading and discussion guide at the end of the book.

Ages 8+