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Bob, Son of Battle
Bob Son of Battle
Author: Alfred Ollivant
1898. Two sheep farmers and their sheepdogs engage in a years-long battle to prove their superiority in handling sheep -- a battle which ultimately must end in death. The story begins: The sun stared brazenly down on a gray farmhouse lying long and low in the shadow of the Muir Pike; on the ruins of peel-tower and barmkyn, relics of the time of ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780893757809
ISBN-10: 0893757802
Publication Date: 12/1997
Pages: 310
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Troll
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Pub. 1983. A classic children's book which all will enjoy. Themes woven into the story: love, moral strength, grit.
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If Bob, beloved champion sheep dog, wins the famous Shepherds' Trophy again - it will be his forever. But Adam M'Adam, a bitter, lonely man, is determined that his dog - Red Wull - shall win the coveted prize. How the trophy is won - and lost - and how the dogs and their masters are affected by the struggle, makes this an exceptionally fine dog story.

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