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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Puffin
Publication date March 1, 1999
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780698117587
ISBN-10 0698117581
Dimensions 0.25 by 9.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $5.99
Other format details juvenile
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An old man living alone at the edge of a small Irish village grudgingly allows a stray dog into his life. By the author of The Perfect Spot. Reprint. AB. SLJ.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: From Ireland comes an unforgettable tale of friendship. "Lush oil paintings depicting the Irish countryside highlight this story of a stray dog and the crusty old man who learns to love him. [In] a lilting Irish dialectPeter's words reveal his gruff exterior while the expressive paintings betray his true, soft heart." — Booklist "A simply written book with understated power and depth of emotion that will leave readers with a warm, lasting impression." — School Library Journal

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780698117587
 
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Reprint edition from Puffin (March 1, 1999)
9780698117587 | details & prices | 9.50 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.25 lbs | List price $5.99
About: An old man living alone at the edge of a small Irish village grudgingly allows a dog into his life
School and Library
Book cover for 9780399220197
 
from Philomel Books (March 1, 1994)
9780399220197 | details & prices | 8.75 × 10.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.85 lbs | List price $16.99
About: An old man grudgingly allows a dog into his life

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