In a dark abandoned building, under a rickety staircase, was an entrance.. into this mysterious entrance came dogs... Purebred dogs and dogs of unknown pedigree
They came for the first annual meeting of the WOOF Society, chaired by an Irish wolfhound named Beauregard, to listen to the secret diaries of dogs from around the world and throughout history. Abu, a royal dog in ancient Egypt, is challenged only by Miu, the Royal Cat. A heroic mutt, Jip, leads his injured young master back at the Grand Oly Opry. These are just a few of the touching as well as humorous stories that will delight animal lovers of all ages
About the Author
Betsy Byars was an American author of children's books. Her novel Summer of the Swans won the 1971 Newbery Medal. She has also received a National Book Award for Young People’s Literature for The Night Swimmers (1980). and anEdgar Award for Wanted ... Mud Blossom (1991). Byars has been called "one of the ten best writers for children in the world" by Nancy Chambers, editor of the British literary journal Signal,and in 1987 Byars received the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement from the Catholic Library Association. Due to the popularity of her books with children, she was listed as one of the Educational Paperback Association's top 100 authors.
- Format: Paperback, 72 pages
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 9780545115964