A beautiful story of the bond between a boy and his dog, as well as a moving portrait of rural life, by the bestselling Australian author/illustrator Mandy Foot.
Joey lives on a farm with his mum, his grandad, and his best friend - Riley, a working dog. Joey and Riley are inseparable, sharing adventures all day long.
But times are tough, and Joey and his mum have to move to town so that she can find work. Joey misses Riley desperately, relying on his grandad's letters to stay connected to his best mate. Until the day Grandad writes with sad news: Riley has gone missing in a big storm. Joey is devastated - but things might not be as they seem ...
Mandy Foot's naturalistic illustrations beautifully capture Australian rural life.
This is a charming story of the relationship between a boy and his dog, sure to please all readers who will scan the wonderful illustrations to see the sort of life led on farm. - ReadPlus
whimsical and oh so cute ... a must-own for any proud Australian reader - and would make a timeless gift for little friends overseas. - Kids' Book Review on WHEELS ON THE BUS
Mandy Foot is a self-proclaimed animal nut and horse lover and works in a studio in the Adelaide Hills. Mandy's picture books for Lothian include the very popular Captain Kangaroo series and the bestsellers THE WHEELS ON THE BUS and OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM.
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