Hachi-Ko : The Samurai Dog

By (author)


You save US$7.03

Free delivery worldwide

Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days

When will my order arrive?

Hachi-Ko, the samurai dog of Japan, became a celebrity in Tokyo during the turbulent 1930s. He was honored by a statue and a special celebration with thousands of guestsaeven while he was living as a wild street dog in a drainpipe. Once the cherished pet of Professor Eizaburo Ueno, Hachi-Ko won fame among young and old for his undying loyalty to the memory of his master. He returned like clockwork to meet the commuter train at Shibuya Train Station at the same time every day for seven years, despite battles with delinquents, dogcatchers, and vicious strays who threatened him and his friends. Faithful to his death, Hachi-Ko is famous even today as the Akita samurai dog of Japan. Shizuko O. Koster, author of the award-winning non-fiction story aThe Day Mother Sold the Family Swords, a ventures back to her motheras generation to tell the whole story of Tokyoas four-legged hero: Hachi-Ko.

show more
  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 144.8 x 223.5 x 7.6mm | 113.4g
  • America Star Books
  • Fredrick MDUnited States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1424158214
  • 9781424158218
  • 381,739

Other books in Family & Relationships

Reviews from Goodreads.com