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Alfred Ollivant (1874 — 1927) was an English novelist best known for his children's classic Bob, Son of Battle. Ollivant also wrote about a dozen other novels ranging from small-scale cautionary tales to grand historical epics.

Alfred Ollivant was born in Manchester, England, in 1874 and became an author after a horse-riding injury ending his brief military career. Bob, Son of Battle, his first novel, was published in 1898. Set in rural Cumbria, in northern England, the novel centers on a suspected sheepkilling collie Bob. Even though most of the book's dialogue is written in the Cumbrian dialect, it gained a popular following in the United States. Ollivant even published a sequel, Danny, in 1902. He was also a short story contributor to The Atlantic Monthly and the Boston Evening Transcript. Alfred Ollivant died in London on January 19, 1927.

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Classic Dog Stories Eighteen Timeless Canine Tales
2004 - Classic Dog Stories Eighteen Timeless Canine Tales (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781592284573
ISBN-10: 1592284574
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Bob Son of Battle
1997 - Bob Son of Battle (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780893757809
ISBN-10: 0893757802
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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