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The Market Square Dog (Ja kõigi loomade üle #1)

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The storytelling magic of James Herriot has become a warm, joyful part of our children's lives. The Market Square Dog is his tale of a friendly stray dog who comes to beg in the Darrowby village square-and goes without a home until the local policeman saves the day.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 15th 1991 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published September 5th 1989)
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Benjamin Plume
Jul 30, 2011 Benjamin Plume rated it it was amazing
James Harriot was amazing as a children's author. The animal stories were some of my favorites.
Jamie Winslow
There was a stray dog at the market one day going from booth to booth and begging for treats. The local vet tried to get near the dog and check him out because he had looked a little thin. The dog wouldn't let anyone too close before he would run off. The local vet had been talking to a police officer about the dog and they had both been watching the dog. A few days had past and the local vet and his wife were about to head out for a picnic when the police man came to their door and told them th ...more
Laura Verret
Jul 12, 2013 Laura Verret rated it really liked it
Once upon a time there was a little dog. This little dog appeared every morning in the market square. He would sit up on his back legs and beg for food. He was always very grateful for the snacks he received, but refused to let anyone pet him. Until the day he was found on the side of the road with a broken leg.

Will the Market Square Dog finally accept a master?

Conclusion. A super-cute story with sweet painting-style illustrations. Recommended.


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Rosa Cline
Jan 13, 2016 Rosa Cline rated it really liked it
James Herriot is a wonderful author, writing from his experiences and his heart. From all he's seen and experienced as a vet in the country. In this book he tells of a stray dog that wonders into the market; friendly and takes the food offered to him but also shy. But a few days later he is found to have been in an accident so the vet and his wife cares for him hoping that he has a family... in the end he does find a family to love him.
Cynthia
Jan 03, 2014 Cynthia rated it really liked it
Yea, James Herriot!!!!
Bree
Apr 24, 2012 Bree rated it it was amazing
Notes:
Herriot books for kids are always a favorite
rather long, best for age 5+
beautiful illustrations
dog gets hit by a car, not too graphically portrayed in book though
Susan
Jul 19, 2011 Susan rated it really liked it
Charming warm-hearted story of a little dog, lost & forlorn who had a happy ending
Lesley
May 18, 2015 Lesley rated it it was amazing
Another heartwarming tale, with gorgeous illustrations.
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James Herriot is the pen name of James Alfred Wight, OBE, FRCVS also known as Alf Wight, an English veterinary surgeon and writer. Wight is best known for his semi-autobiographical stories, often referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small, a title used in some editions and in film and television adaptations.

In 1939, at the age of 23, he qualified as a veterinary surgeon with Glasgow
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