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ISBN13: 9780140364743
ISBN10: 0140364749
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Lad, a courageous and dignified 80-pound collie, lived in The Place. The Place was thick with woods, abounding with squirrels to chase, and a cool lake in which to plunge — a beautiful kingdom — and Lad was its undisputed king. Lad's loyalty to his chosen Master and Mistress knew no bounds. The stories in this book are all about Lad. Some will make you laugh out loud, some will make you cry. And when the book comes to its conclusion, you will know one thing for sure — that Lad was a dog with a soul . . .

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Before there was Lassie, there was Lad--a dog whose loyalty and courage set him apart. Since its original publication over 70 years ago, Terhune's classic has touched countless readers. Lad is based upon one of Terhune's many collies. Illustrated.

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Mrucker, November 21, 2013 (view all comments by Mrucker)
This book introduces you to a series by the author that is unsurpassed in the genre. The only thing I can think of that even comes near is Walter Farley's Black Stallion series. What makes these memorable is the romanticized view Terhune has of animals in general, and Lad in particular. Having owned many collies myself, I've no doubt this one was as grand a dog as he is depicted. A special one comes around every so often in ones lifetime. This book documents that one in Terhunes life.
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Mrucker, November 21, 2013 (view all comments by Mrucker)
This book introduces you to a series by the author that is unsurpassed in the genre. The only thing I can think of that even comes near is Walter Farley's Black Stallion series. What makes these memorable is the romanticized view Terhune has of animals in general, and Lad in particular. Having owned many collies myself, I've no doubt this one was as grand a dog as he is depicted. A special one comes around every so often in ones lifetime. This book documents that one in Terhunes life.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140364743
ill.:
Savitt, Sam
Author:
Savitt, Sam
Author:
Terhune, Albert Payson
Author:
Terhune, Alfred Payson
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Dogs -- Fiction.
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Large Print:
Y
Series Volume:
SB-305
Publication Date:
19930731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.76x5.02x.77 in. .49 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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