Pulitzer Prize-winning Berkeley Breathed's first illustrated novel!
Sam the Lion is actually a priceless dachshund, bred to be a show dog. More important, he is Heidy's best friend—and she needs one like never before. Living with her reclusive uncle is hard, but Sam has a way of making her feel soft and whole. Until the day Sam is framed by the jealous poodle Cassius, and is cast out by Heidy's uncle, alone on the wild streets, where he is roughed up by a world he was not bred for. Sporting a soup ladle for a leg, Sam befriends other abandoned dogs and journeys all the way to the Westminster Dog Show, where his plan for revenge on Cassius takes an unexpected turn when he and Heidy spot each other after years of being apart.
Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Berkeley Breathed's first illustrated novel is a heartwarming and humorous ode to the unconditional and lasting love we and our pets share.
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Book Description Philomel Books, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0399252185
Book Description Philomel, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st printing edition. 208 pages. 8.25x5.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0399252185
Book Description Philomel Books, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110399252185