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Good Dog Lion

Written by Alexander Mccall Smith

Illustrated by David Dean

Part of the Little Gems Series

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Interest Age 5-8  They always say a man's best friend is his dog and in this beautiful, heartwarming story set in Africa about a young boy and his yearning for a pet dog. When Timo brings home an injured dog he cares for it as if his life depends on it and eventually he persuades his mother that he can keep it.  Animal stories are always realy favourites' for kids but this one will stick long in the memory of those who read it.  It's written by the international bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith who is probably best known for his No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novels.

About the Little Gems series: Little Gems are in a gorgeous new chunky format, with high-spec production including coloured endpapers and jacketed flaps with activities.  Additional features include high quality cream paper, Barrington Stoke font and illustrations on every page.  They are perfect for 5-8's. These quality stories promote good reading practice for all newly independent readers.

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Good Dog Lion Synopsis

Timo and his mother do not have much money - in fact, they have almost none. But that does not matter too much, because Timo has his mother and she has him. They have their little house. They have friends and neighbours. They have the world about them. All of that can be enough for happiness. There is one more thing, though, that Timo would like to have ...A dog!

High quality cream paper and a special easy-to-read font ensure a smooth read for all.

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ISBN: 9781781123720
Publication date: 15/09/2014
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781123720
Publication date: 15th September 2014
Author: Alexander Mccall Smith
Illustrator: David Dean
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 144 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: General Fiction

About Alexander Mccall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith has written more than fifty books, including specialist academic titles, short story collections, and a number of immensely popular children's books. But he is best known for his internationally acclaimed No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, published in the US in 2002 and 2003. The first installment, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, received two Booker Judge's Special Recommendations upon its U.K. publication in 1998, and in 2003 received The Saga Wit Award (commonly known as the "silver Booker" for authors over the age of 50). The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series now numbers a total of five books (he is working on ...

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