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Dion Leonard - Author

Dion Leonard is an Australian ultramarathon runner. He has run across some of the world’s most inhospitable landscapes including South Africa's Kalahari Desert and competed twice in the brutal 250km Marathon Des Sables across the Moroccan Sahara desert. Dion was taking part in a gruelling race in Northwest China when he unexpectedly made a four-legged friend for life. Finding Gobi, the book about their adventures is out now.
Dion lives in Edinburgh with his wife and Gobi.

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Gobi
Dion Leonard - illustrated by Lisa Manuzak
A retelling of marathon runner Dion Leonard's bestselling true story, in picture book form, this is the kind of book that young readers absolutely love. Leonard was competing in a gruelling race across the Gobi Desert when he came across...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 29/08/2017
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Finding Gobi
Dion Leonard
June 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: inspiring true story of the love between a little dog and a long distance runner A retelling of marathon runner Dion Leonard's bestselling true story, this is the kind of...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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