Greyfriars Bobby by Ruth Brown

Greyfriars Bobby

Written by Ruth Brown
Illustrated by Ruth Brown

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This classic true story is retold and illustrated in sumptuous style by the renowned Ruth Brown.


Greyfriars Bobby by Ruth Brown

Over a hundred years ago, a faithful little dog called Bobby kept a fourteen-year vigil by his master's graveside in Greyfriars churchyard in Edinburgh. Bobby captured the hearts of the townsfolk and remains a legend still today.


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Classic tale ... beautifully illustrated. The Bookseller

Greyfriars Bobby is introduced to a new generation in Ruth Brown's lovely picture book -- Clare Poole Booksellers Choice, The Bookseller

About the Author

Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown is the creator of some of Britain's best loved children's books. She has created a great many picture books for Andersen Press and is highly respected as an author and illustrator. She is married to artist Ken Brown and they have two grown-up sons and one grandchild.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

4th July 2013




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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