A Boy and a Dog

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By Shae Millward Illustrator Jenni Goodman
Format Hardback
Page Extent 32
Book Size 240 x 240 x 8 mm (H x W x D)
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Release Date 1/02/2019
Subject Classification Children's & young adult fiction & true stories / Family & home stories (Children's/YA)

For ages: 3+ years old

A chance meeting, a forever friendship, between a boy and a dog. This is a children’s picture book with an age range of 3-8 years.

Written in a poetic lyrical style, this is a classic story of a lonely boy and a lonely dog who find each other and discover true friendship. A touching insight into the special bond between children and animals. An emotional journey through rejection, trust, fear, love, joy and sadness to reach a place of peace and belonging. A lovely narrative that is able to touch gently on a serious subject, this book explores the emotional connection between a boy and a dog, with the universal themes of love, joy, compassion, trust, friendship and belonging.
This is a book that will make your heart smile and your tail wag!

Shae Millward

Shae is a Mum to four wonderful children, and lives by the beachside. For years she has written as a hobby, just for herself, for the joy of it! After winning literally truckloads of prizes from online competitions for her written answers, she decided to finish her stories instead – she says “I mean, how many holidays, gift cards and kitchen appliances does a person need!” She enjoys writing in many different styles and genres, including picture books, middle grade, novels, poetry and song lyrics. A Boy And A Dog is her first published book.