A poignant picture book about a boy and his dog finding adventure where they least expect it, from the acclaimed Kate Greenaway Medal-winning author-illustrator and former Children’s Laureate, Anthony Browne.
Danny isn’t expecting much excitement when he takes his dog, Scruff, for a walk on the beach. He would much rather play with his older brother, Mick. Scruff loves the beach, but Danny thinks it’s boring. Will Danny discover just how extraordinary the beach really is? From the international phenomenon, Anthony Browne, comes a heartfelt, visually stunning picture book, about the hidden treasures of the seaside and the wonderful relationship between a boy and his dog.
PRAISE FOR A BOY, HIS DOG AND THE SEA’As is usual with
Browne, the scene expresses the mood. Painstaking artwork conjures the
wide sea, while faces are hinted at in beach huts and pebbles.
Misunderstanding and suspense lead to a happy, heroic rescue.’ The
Sunday Times’Anthony Browne is the
most extraordinary author and illustrator […] His books should be
essential reading for children and adults alike.’ Cotswold Life