A Dog Like Sam (Hardcover)

By Edward Van De Vendel, Philip Hopman (Illustrator)

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 9780802854841, 111pp.

Publication Date: October 28, 2016

List Price: 13.00*
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A heartwarming story about family and belonging

When a big white dog turns up unexpectedly in their front yard, Kix and Emilia immediately want to adopt him. They name the dog Sam, and even though their parents say they can't take him in, it isn't long before Sam becomes a part of the family. But when Sam's original owner comes looking for him, Kix realizes that deciding where Sam belongs is anything but simple.

Emotional and gripping, this book will be an instant favorite with any reader who has a soft spot for animals.

About the Author

Edward van de Vendel has written dozens of books for children and young adults. In 2011 and 2012 he was nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives in the Netherlands. Visit his website atwww.edwardvandevendel.com."