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Join Barney the Boat Dog – the little dog with a big heart and even bigger adventures in Linda Newbery’s heart-warming series set on the canals. Little dog Barney lives on a narrowboat with his owner, Jim. The pair are inseparable until they get separated. Barney loves his life on the canals but the one thing he's frightened of is tunnels. So when Jim sets off into a tunnel without him, Barney is distraught. In their efforts to be reunited, man and dog just keep missing each other until poor Barney is completely worn out. However, finally brave dog Barney has to overcome his fear and enter the nasty tunnel - alone.
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Barney the Boat Dog 1: Very Brave Dog by Linda Newbery
|Publication date:||1st March 2011|
|Publisher:||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
Linda Newbery always wanted to be a writer, filling exercise books with stories which she hid in her wardrobe, but only began submitting her work once she became a secondary school teacher. She had her first novel published in 1988 and is now a full-time writer. Linda writes for various age groups and has twice been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, for The Shell House and Sisterland and in 2006 won the Costa Children’s Book Award for Set in Stone.Linda lives in a Northamptonshire village with her husband and three cats. She is an active member of the SAS ...More About Linda Newbery