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Lassie Come-Home: An Adaptation of Eric Knight's Classic Story
First published in 1940, Lassie Come-Home has become a cultural phenomenon and one of the best-loved dog stories in the world, inspiring several movies and TV shows. Now, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the original book, comes a picture book with a fresh and appealing commercial look just right for a new generation of dog lovers.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 13th 2015 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Apr 01, 2016 Barbara rated it liked it
Pencil and watercolor illustrations spotlight the beauty of the Scottish and English countryside in this adaptation of the almost irresistible story of Lassie the dog who refused to be separated from her boy. Readers can expect to have their hearts broken as Lassie keeps running away when she's nearby, but then after she is taken far to the north, she somehow manages to make it home against all odds. Clearly, this picture book will appeal to dog lovers everywhere. I cannot imagine having to part ...more