Jake Our Hero by Annette Butterworth
  

Jake Our Hero

Written by Annette Butterworth
Part of the Adventures of Jake the Best Dog in the World Series

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A brilliantly told and exciting doggy story with a Christmassy theme, this latest adventure for the friendly and kind Jake tells how he sets out to rescue his friends. Jake loves looking forward to Christmas but this year everything is spoilt when his friends are kidnapped. Jake may be a bit unruly and is sometimes badly behaved but he is very kind and very brave and he soon sets to work to get everyone safely home just in time to celebrate Christmas!

Annette and Nick Butterworth have always kept dogs and the inspiration for Jake is from two dogs in particular, the real life Jake, who played a major role in the creation of Percy the Park Keeper, and Sheppy.

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Synopsis

Jake Our Hero by Annette Butterworth

A brand new story about Jake, the good bad dog, written with zest and humour, and illustrated by one of the world’s best-loved illustrators!

Jake isn’t always very well behaved, but he’s brave and loyal. When his friends are stolen he’s determined to help, even though it puts him in real danger. Can Jake save them all from a terrible fate?

About the Author

Annette Butterworth

Annette Butterworth and husband Nick Butterworth have always kept dogs, and the Jake stories are inspired by two dogs in particular: Jake and Sheppy. Nick is a best-selling author worldwide for his Percy the Park Keeper stories, plus The Whisperer, QPootle5 and Tiger. Annette's stories were first published by Hodder Children's Books in the 1990s when Jake the Good Bad Dog was shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award.

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Format

Paperback

Author

Annette Butterworth
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Publisher

Catnip Publishing Ltd

Publication date

3rd August 2010

ISBN

9781846471094

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