Herbert : The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog

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A boy never gives up hope when his little dog vanishes at sea in this suspenseful and heartwarming true-life adventure.
Herbert was a small dog who lived by the sea. Everybody loved him, but the person who loved him best of all was Tim. One fine day, Herbert sets off on a boat with Tim s father. But without warning, a storm crashes in and so begins the biggest adventure of Herbert s life. This stirring true story, written and illustrated by Robyn Belton, tells the remarkable tale of a young boy s beloved dog and his real-life adventure at sea."
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 234 x 264 x 10mm | 421.84g
  • Cambrudge, MA, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0763647411
  • 9780763647414
  • 167,445

About Robyn Belton

Robyn Belton is one of New Zealand s most accomplished illustrators of children s books. She is the illustrator of Virginia Kroll s MARTA AND THE MANGER STRAW and has won the NEW ZEALAND POST Children s Book Award and the Margaret Mahy Medal. She lives in New Zealand."
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77 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 31% (24)
4 42% (32)
3 22% (17)
2 5% (4)
1 0% (0)

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An excellent true story of a dog who was lost at sea for 30 hours. His owner, a young boy convinces his father to search the sea as he is certain Herbert needs to be saved. My son's favourite book.show more
by kirsty grant
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