The Dog Who Belonged to No One by Amy Hest


The Dog Who Belonged to No One by Amy Hest

This is a lyrical picture book reminiscent of such greats as Arnold Lobel or Bill Steig, by best-selling author Amy Hest in which a lonely, wandering little dog who belongs to no one finds his true best friend and a perfect home with a shy little girl named Lia. This story is written beautifully with an old-fashioned, yet innovative style, as the spreads move back and forth between the dog and little girl's parallel stories until they are united together in the end. Amy Hest's books have sold nearly 1 million copies accumulated.

About the Author

Amy Hest

Amy Hest was born in New York City and raised on Long Island. She is the author of more than thirty books for young readers including When Jessie Came Across the Sea, illustrated by P.J. Lynch, and Kiss Good Night, Sam, a New York Times bestseller. She is a three-time winner of the Christopher Medal and winner of the Boston Glove-Book Award. She lives in New York. Helen Oxenbury is among the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of her time. Her numerous books for children include Smarties Book Prize-winning Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen; as well as her classic board books for babies. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Alice in Wonderland. Her most recent picture book was the critically acclaimed There's Going to Be a Baby, the first book-publishing collaboration between her and her husband John Burningham. Helen lives in London, NW2.

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32 pages


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Publication date

29th August 2008



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