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- DescriptionGeorge Washington s transformation from farmer to Father of Our Country as told by his dog Sweetlips! Sweetie was the finest foxhound in George Washington s kennel. But Sweetie s idyllic days at Mount Vern were cut short when her master was chosen to represent Virginia at the first Continental Congress in Philadelphia which he attended with Sweetlips by his side. Follow their journey from the hunt country of Virginia to the battlefields of the Revolutionary War in this meticulously researched, unique historical vel. With realistic black-and-white illustrations by Tim Jessell, an appendix including information about George Washington and the history and breeding of American foxhounds, plus links to the primary source material on which the book is based, this is the kind of historical fiction that dog-loving middle graders and educators sit up and beg for!
- Author BiographyKATE KLIMO is the author of many books for young readers, including The Dragon Keepers and all the books in the Dog Dairies series. She lives in New Paltz with her husband and two horses, Harry and Fancy. Over the years, she has served as companion to eight dogs: Pal, Beauregard, Fred, Kelly, Bear, Rascal, Dobey, and George W. Currently, she is searching for a furever friend who gets along well with horses. To learn more about her and her work, visit www.kateklimo.com. TIM JESSELL is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in numerous children's books. He is the illustrator of all the books in the Dog Diaries series. Check out his work at timjessell.com. From the Hardcover Library Binding edition.
- Author(s)Kate Kilmo
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- Date of Publication15/01/2015
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRandom House Books for Young Readers
- Out-of-print date24/11/2015
- Content Noteblack and white illustrations
- Weight136 g
- Width140 mm
- Height178 mm
- Spine10 mm
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