Herbert: The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog (Hardcover)

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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.

About the Author

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.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0763647411
ISBN-13: 9780763647414
Published: Candlewick, 04/13/2010
Pages: 40
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 4
Minimum Grade Level: Preschool