Angus and Sadie

Angus and Sadie

By Cynthia Voigt; Tom Leigh (Illustrator)

HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060745820, 194pp.

Publication Date: May 2005


Angus is black and white and strong.

Sadie is reddish brown and white and small.

"They don't look much alike," says Missus.

"They don't act much alike," says Mister.

Angus and Sadie are brother and sister. Angus is bigger. He is a good, brave, and clever dog -- and he likes that. Sadie isn't as quick to learn -- or to obey. When cats jump at her, she yelps and runs away. Angus thinks that means she's scared of everything. But Sadie isn't so sure that's true.

Newbery Medalist Cynthia Voigt's story of border collie puppies growing up on a farm in Maine is for animal lovers of all ages, and for anyone who's ever had -- or wondered what it would be like to have -- a brother or sister just like themselves, but very, very different.

About the Author
Cynthia Voigt is the Newbery Award-winning author of more than twenty books, including Dicey s Song and A Solitary Blue. This is her first book with HarperCollins.

Tom Leigh has illustrated many Sesame Street and Muppets books and is also a longtime illustrator of children's educational books. He lives on Little Deer Isle off the coast of Maine with his wife, four dogs, and two cats.