A Street Dog Named Pup (Hardback)Gill Lewis (author)
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A heartwarming story for animal lovers everywhere, A Street Dog Named Pup celebrates the bond between human and canine and the adventure that ensues when the two are torn apart.
Pup and his boy are inseparable. But both their worlds change forever when Pup is cruelly taken away and abandoned in Dead Dog Alley.
With nowhere else to turn, Pup joins a pack of misfit Street Dogs, who help him learn to fight for survival on the streets. Pup holds on to the hope of one day being reunited with his boy. But as that hope shrinks with every passing day, Pup begins to wonder if their bond is irreversibly broken...
A thrilling and heart-warming novel by award-winning author Gill Lewis, celebrating the unique bond between humans and animals, and the power of unconditional love.
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Number of pages: 304
'The most unusual book about the lives of dogs I've ever read. It's a dog world out there in Gill Lewis' accomplished storytelling. Not sure I'll ever look at a dog again the same way. Unforgettable.' - Michael Morpurgo
'A masterpiece of animal writing. Lewis's deep love and understanding of dogs shows on every page, and she does for Pup what Anna Sewell did for horses in Black Beauty. A wise, brave book, steeped in kindness.' - Lauren St John
'A story of love, survival, loyalty and lifelong bonds. It tugged at my heart and made me sob, it made me yearn with Pup for the love he so desperately sought... It's a book that everybody should read - it's man's best friend in a whole new light.' - Nizrana Farook
'A heartwrending classic for animal lovers.' - Karin Celestine
'A wonderful story, beautifully told.' - Jonathan Meres
'This is such an engrossing, moving read. Pup's story encapsulates the powerful connection between humans and dogs... Pup and his 'crew' stole my heart, broke it; mended it again. Wonderful.' - Susanna Bailey
'An extraordinary book. A Street Dog named Pup is a serious read. Harrowing, thrilling, devastating, uplifting.' - Fleur Hitchcock
'It is wonderful. Incredibly powerful and compelling, with wonderful characters and an epic scope. [Gill Lewis] writes with such love, compassion and clarity I really felt every step of Pup's journey... And that final chapter - well, it's deeply moving and truly beautiful.' - Julia Green
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“Gill Lewis nails it again.”
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“Expect some tears!”
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