One Dog and His Boy Eva Ibbotson

Marion Lloyd Books
Paperback / softback 288 pages

ISBN:
9781407124247
Size:
198 x 135 x 19mm
Published:
1st March 2012
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Interest age: from c 8 years
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Overview

But a dog would damage the expensive carpets in Hal's glamorous home,and his wealthy parents refuse to consider one. Then they discoverEasy Pets, a convenient dog-rental agency. Terrier Fleck arriveson Hal's birthday, but when Hal discovers that his dog mustbe returned, he runs away. Hal and Fleck are joined by a groupof pedigree breeds joyfully escaping from Easy Pets - among themis Otto, the wise and sombre St Bernard, and the fierce and excitablePekinese Li-Chee. A large reward is offered for the missingboy, and soon Hal and his dogs are being chased across the countryby ruthless pursuers. Helped by a travelling circus, and the sympatheticchildren from an orphanage, they race for their freedomin a classic adventure in the tradition of 101 DALMATIANS. Everydog-loving child will adore this irresistible story from a trulygreat and much-loved children's author.

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