Format: DRM Protected ePub Vendor: Random House Books for Young Readers Publication Date: 2013 ISBN: 9780307979063
ISBN-13: 9780307979063 Availability: In Stock Ages: 9-12 Series:Dog Diaries
A German shepherdthe first dog trained at Dorothy Eustis's famous Seeing Eye guide-dog school for the blindlooks back at her life. Chosen for her intelligence, obedience, and willingness to learn, Kiss knows there is more to life than chasing balls and chewing bones. She is a Noble Creature and Great Things await her. But after spending months learing to take care of her beloved trainer Jack, why does he suddenly want her to take care of Morrisa strange, clumsy man who wants to wants to change her name to Buddy? Could it be that Morris needs Kiss to take care of him even more than Jack did? Based on a true story, and featuring realistic black-and-white illustrations by Tim Jessell (plus an appendix with information about German shepherds, the history and training of guide dogs, hosting guide-dog puppies, and much more), this canine confessional is pitch-perfect for smart, dog-crazy, early middle-grade readers!
KATE KLIMO is the author of many books for young readers.
TIM JESSELL is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in numerous children's books. He is the illustrator of the bestselling Secrets of Droon series, and his latest Random House picturebookFalconwill be published in March 2012.