Farkle Finds His Furever Home Children's Book

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Farkle Finds His Furever Home by author Wendy Johnson, President and Founder of Touch of Grey Rescue with illustrations by Leslie Harrington, is the first book in the Farkle and Friends children's book series based on real life ToG dogs!

A dog named Farkle is abandoned by his family at the animal shelter. There, he meets a wise old beagle named Miles who helps him understand why they aren’t getting adopted.  Once Farkle learns he has narcolepsy he worries nobody will ever want him.  One day, a rescue lady visits the shelter.  Could this be Farkle’s chance to find the furever home all shelter dogs dream about?

Based on a true story, Farkle Finds A Furever Home is a rescue tale about love, acceptance, and never giving up hope. Through lighthearted, yet realistic storytelling by first time author and Touch of Grey Rescue Founder Wendy Johnson, readers will learn about pet abandonment, overcrowded shelters, and the need for animal rescue. Farkle’s big blocky head and human-like eyes are brought to life through stunningly vivid illustrations by Leslie Harrington. Children and adults alike will find themselves rooting for Farkle, while falling in love with his silly, sweet, and sleepy disposition.  A portion of proceeds from every book sale will go to Touch of Grey Rescue, a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization that saves over 100 senior and special needs dogs every year.

  • Author: Wendy Johnson
  • Illustrator:  Leslie Harrington
  • Format:  Hardcover 
  • 42 pages
  • Publisher: Book Baby
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Size: 9 x 7



  • 5

    Posted by Gary on Jan 10th 2023

    Great little book especially for children.

  • 5
    Farkle book

    Posted by Sherill Harding on Dec 16th 2022

    Loved the book

  • 5
    Farkle Book

    Posted by Katie on Dec 13th 2022

    I LOVE this book! It is so heartwarming and has a great message for kids to start learning about animal shelters and how rewarding it is to adopt. I cannot wait to read it to my niece!

  • 5

    Posted by Cherie Santamaria on Oct 23rd 2022

    Beautiful, heartwarming, and well written, Farkle Finds His Furever Home is the book that should be in every home and definitely in every school library. This true story is crafted through the eyes of Farkle but is the all too common experiences many dogs face everyday. The happy ending is a delight for all ages. Highly recommend!

  • 5
    Farkle Finds His Furever Home

    Posted by Ellen Cuzzi on Sep 30th 2022

    Wendy your labor of love was worth the wait! As a rescue mom this is a story that needed to be told. Beautifully done and worth reading for all ages!

  • 5
    Farkle Finds His Furever Home

    Posted by Mary Spence on Sep 18th 2022

    Delightful story for young and old alike. Enjoyable!

  • 5
    Farkle Finds His Furever Home

    Posted by Michele on Sep 5th 2022

    I love this book. I bought it for my granddaughter for Christmas. I know she will love it as well. Thank you for all that you do for these sweet dogs. Blessings.

  • 5
    Farkle finds his forever home

    Posted by Phyllis Gaughran on Sep 2nd 2022

    This is a wonderful book with a great message for a wonderful cause. Loved the illustrations too!

  • 5
    Farley Finds His Forever Home

    Posted by Nikki Stoltenberg on Sep 1st 2022

    Important story that all should read. Farkles book explains how he and other dogs end up in scary shelters, and the need to adopt. Great book that shows the serious problem facing so many dogs in America.