Desert Dog, a true champion. This is a gripping tale of the fastest dog of them all. Tawny gave promise of being a great racing greyhound, but he found his freedom in the heat and danger of the desert. His speed and courage helped him in a terrible struggle for survival. If you are going to read this book make sure you have a tall glass of water handy. Born in New York City, New York, Jim Kjelgaard is the author of more than forty novels, the most famous of which is 1945's "Big Re. It sold 225,000 copies by 1956 and was made into a 1962 Walt Disney film with the same title, Big Red. His books were primarily about dogs and wild animals, often with animal protagonists and told from the animal's point an American author of young adult literature.
Description: Title: Desert Dog. Author: Kjelgaard, Jim (James Arthur). Born in New York City, New York, Jim Kjelgaard is the author of more than forty novels, the most famous of which is 1945's Big Red. His books were primarily about dogs and wild animals, often with animal protagonists and told from the animal's point of view. Kjelgaard also wrote short fiction for several magazines, including The Saturday Evening Post, Argosy and Adventure
Desert Dog. Author: Kjelgaard, Jim, 1910-1959.
Author of "Swamp cat," etc. Illustrated by EDWARD SHENTON. Jim Kjelgaard has long wanted to tell the story of the gallant dogs who have gone out with the monks of St. Bernard Hospice to rescue travelers lost in the deep snows of the Swiss mountain passes. Unable to find the facts, he decided to reconstruct the tale as he feels it might have been. Franz Halle felt he was worthless because he could not manage book learning, but his schoolmaster and the village pastor knew that the boy had a priceless knowledge all his own. The kindly priest secured work for Franz at near by St. Bernard Hospice, helping a gentle giant of a man who made it possible for him to keep his beloved Alpine mastiff, Caesar, although the huge animal refused to earn his keep, even by turning the spit.
James Arthur Kjelgaard (December 6, 1910 – July 12, 1959) was an American author of young adult literature. Kjelgaard was born in New York City, New York on December 10, 1910. Jim's father, Carroll W. Kjelgaard, was a physician, happily married with five sons and one daughter. Kjelgaard was the fourth oldest. Kjelgaard and his siblings lived on a seven hundred and fifty acre farm in the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania during his childhood
And will he ever know again the kindness of a master like the one he lost? I enjoyed my reread of this book, and would rank it as good, though not quite as good as the author's "Big Red" books. Work-to-work relationships.
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