Love That Dog

Love That Dog

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Slowly Jack learns the pleasures of writing poetry as Miss Stretchberry encourages him to tell his own story through verse. What emerges is a moving and memorable story about a boy and his dog and his growing passion for more

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  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 200g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747556164
  • 9780747556169

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'A touching account of a boy's new-found love of poetry. Readers can't fail to be affected by this lovely tale.' The Guardian 'This is a book so quirky and original that it defies categorisation' The Guardian Love That Dog is like nothing else you've ever read: a story in poetry but a lot more than that, too - life-enhancing and the perfect stocking-filler.' Adele Geras, Financial Times 'an extraordinary hybrid between a novel and a poem' 'It is funny, original, moving - and short.' Independent on Sundayshow more

About Sharon Creech

Sharon Creech lives in New Jersey, USA. Her novels have won numerous prizes including three Newbery Medals in the USA and a Smarties prize and Whitbread Shortlisting for her brilliant novel Walk Two Moons in the more

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4 31% (9,718)
3 20% (6,376)
2 6% (1,969)
1 2% (778)
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