Abby is a true to life dog. While some of the events are fiction, the Author tries to capture Abby as she would imagine her only to be in this wonderful children's back yard adventure story. Abby proclaims herself to be Queen of her back yard. Abby learns relating to other creatures different from herself. She happens upon a frog in her back yard. Abby loves to chase squirrels. She is sad the squirrels will not be still long enough to talk with them. She gets into trouble with a squirrel. Abby loves her owners who care for her when she gets into trouble.