Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight, Marguerite Kirmse

Lassie Come-Home

Written by Eric Knight, Marguerite Kirmse
Illustrated by


Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight, Marguerite Kirmse

Lassie is Joe's prize collie and constant companion. But when Joe's father loses his job, Lassie must be sold. Three times she escapes from her new owner, and three times she returns home to Joe, until finally she is taken to the remotest part of Scotland - too far a journey for any dog to make alone. But Lassie is not just any dog. First published in 1940, Lassie Come-Home has become one of the best-loved dog stories In the world. This beautiful 75th anniversary edition showcases the original text and illustrations with a striking new jacket design and a new introduction from bestselling author Ann M. Martin.


This story of a boy and his beloved collie has been retold in many formats but appears here in its original unabridged version, with Marguerite Kirmse's charming b&w interior illustrations and new jacket art. Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Eric Knight (1897-1943) was born in Yorkshire, England. After moving to the United States, he eventually settled on a farm in Pennsylvania, where he wrote Lassie Come-Home.

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256 pages


Eric Knight, Marguerite Kirmse
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Square Fish an imprint of Palgrave USA

Publication date

13th October 2015



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