A delightful Nature Storybook about a rescue dog, packed with useful information and charmingly illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino.
With charming illustrations from Salvatore Rubbino, this delightful non-fiction picture book tells the story of a rescue dog. Sophie is a boisterous and lovable Jack Russell, brought home from a rescue centre. The book follows her delightful adventures: join Sophie and her new family as she learns how to respond how to orders such as "sit" and "stay", is taken for walks in the park where she encounters other dogs and accidentally wins a dog show! The smaller caption text gives readers information about feeding and grooming your dog, different dog breeds, communication and training, and how dogs respond to human voices. The back matter includes a helpful index and bibliography.
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Amanda McCardie has a degree in English and has worked as an editor, nursery assistant and teacher. She compiled The Collins Book of Love Poems and is also the author of two books for children: The Frog Ballet (which won a UK Reading Association Award for a substantial contribution to children's literacy) and Davy and Snake. She has studied infant observatioMore about Amanda McCardie
Nicola Davies is a zoologist and has produced and presented radio and TV programmes, including The Really Wild Show. She is the award-winning author of many successful titles for Walker Books, including the Nature Storybooks Ice Bear and White Owl, Barn Owl, non-fiction titles Poo, Gaia Warriors and the novel Home (shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award).More about Salvatore Rubbino