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One Dog and His Boy By Eva Ibbotson

One Dog and His Boy
by Eva Ibbotson

All Hal had ever wanted was a dog. But his wealthy parents refuse to allow him one, until they discover Easy Pets, a convenient dog-rental agency. Terrier Fleck arrives on Hal's birthday, but when he discovers that his dog must be returned, he runs away - taking Fleck with him. A wonderful adventure from a great and much-loved children's author.
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But a dog would damage the expensive carpets in Hal's glamorous home, and his wealthy parents refuse to consider one. Then they discover Easy Pets, a convenient dog-rental agency. Terrier Fleck arrives on Hal's birthday, but when Hal discovers that his dog must be returned, he runs away. Hal and Fleck are joined by a group of pedigree breeds joyfully escaping from Easy Pets - among them is Otto, the wise and sombre St Bernard, and the fierce and excitable Pekinese Li-Chee. A large reward is offered for the missing boy, and soon Hal and his dogs are being chased across the country by ruthless pursuers. Helped by a travelling circus, and the sympathetic children from an orphanage, they race for their freedom in a classic adventure in the tradition of 101 DALMATIANS. Every dog-loving child will adore this irresistible story from a truly great and much-loved children's author.

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Sku
GOR003005228
Title
One Dog and His Boy
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Scholastic
Year published
Number of pages
288
ISBN 10
1407124234
ISBN 13
9781407124230
Prizes
Short-listed for Galaxy National Book Awards: National Book Tokens Children's Book of the Year 2011
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