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Greyfriars Bobby

Written by Ruth Brown

Illustrated by Ruth Brown

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LoveReading View on Greyfriars Bobby

This classic true story is retold and illustrated in sumptuous style by the renowned Ruth Brown.


Greyfriars Bobby Synopsis

Over a hundred years ago, a faithful little dog called Bobby kept a fourteen-year vigil by his master's graveside in Greyfriars churchyard in Edinburgh. Bobby captured the hearts of the townsfolk and remains a legend still today.

Greyfriars Bobby Press Reviews

Haunting illustrations The Spectator

Classic tale ... beautifully illustrated. The Bookseller

Greyfriars Bobby is introduced to a new generation in Ruth Brown's lovely picture book -- Clare Poole Booksellers Choice, The Bookseller

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781849396325
Publication date: 04/07/2013
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781444000573
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Publisher: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849396325
Publication date: 4th July 2013
Author: Ruth Brown
Illustrator: Ruth Brown
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Bookshelf Essentials

About Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown is the creator of some of Britain's best loved children's books. She has created a great many picture books for Andersen Press and is highly respected as an author and illustrator. She is married to artist Ken Brown and they have two grown-up sons and one grandchild.

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