Greyfriars Bobby: A Puppy’s Tale
Bobby, the lively wee puppy from Edinburgh, has lots of friends local policeman John Gray, the children at Heriots School and an orphaned boy called Sandy but he still longs for a home of his own. Will friendship give Bobby the family he hopes for?
The true story of Greyfriars Bobbys loyalty, which lived on long after his masters death, is celebrated the world over.
Readers of all ages will be moved by this heart-warming tale of Bobbys life as a young puppy and how he became the worlds most famous dog.
'The story of the faithful Skye Terrier who sat by his master's grave for many years is widely-known. This sweet book, with many delightful illustrations, tells the story, developing from Bobby's early days to his final resting place near John Gray's grave. This will be a delight for young children, and would be an ideal present.'
-- The Edinburgh Reporter
-- Inverness Courier
'Both the words and pictures of this book bring 19th century Edinburgh and its landmarks vividly to life. It is an affectionate portrait of a much-loved character and would be a perfect gift for fans of Scotland's capital, but it is also a hopeful story about friendship that will appeal to readers of all ages -- whether they have travelled to Greyfriars Kirkyard to lay sticks on Bobby's grave, or not.'
-- Roaring Reads
'Lively illustrations bring the Victorian streets of Edinburgh to life.'