The Tale of Greyfriars Bobby Lavinia Derwent

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Paperback 80 pages

ISBN:
9780140311815
Size:
198 x 129 x 5mm
Published:
31st October 1985
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Overview

Bobby, a lively little Skye Terrier, adores his master Auld Jock and when the old man dies, Bobby refuses to leave his grave in Greyfriars Churchyard in Edinburgh. By day, he plays with local orphans and eats at a nearby tavern, but every night for fourteen years Bobby returns faithfully to sleep by his master's grave.Based on a true story.

Author

Lavinia Derwent was the pen name of Scottish author Elizabeth Dodd, MBE (1909 - 1989).A writer and broadcaster, she is best known for her island novel series Sula, which she started in 1969.

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