Waggit's Tale by Peter Howe
  

Waggit's Tale

Written by Peter Howe

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This is an absolutely delightful and heart-warming animal tale about a puppy that gets dumped in the park by its owner. As he learns to fend for himself with the help of other strays, his life becomes both exciting and frightening but can he survive the harsh world of being a stray in a city where humans are a constant threat to survival.

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Waggit's Tale by Peter Howe

A heart-warming tale about a puppy who finds a new home with a pack of wild dogs when his owner abandons him in New York's Central Park.

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Howe's children's-book debut presents a charming, mostly episodic tale complete with endearing characters. --ALA Booklist

About the Author

Peter Howe

Peter Howe was born in London and has lived in New York for thirty years, where he currently resides with his wife and two dogs. He is a former New York Times Magazine and Life magazine picture editor, and he is the author of two books on photography: Shooting Under Fire and Paparazzi. This is his first novel for children and is based on the real life of his dog Roo, whom he found abandoned in Central Park in 1981.

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Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

Peter Howe
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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Publication date

4th August 2008

ISBN

9780007280827

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