Puppy Love: The Story of Esme and Sam (Hardcover)

The Story of Esme and Sam

By Gillian Shields, Elizabeth Harbour (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781416980100, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 7, 2009



Rhyming text and soft, colorful illustrations will take you on a city love adventure When Esme finds herself lost in the park, she is in completely new territory. Not used to the frightful and dark night, Esme has never been outside the posh home of her owner's penthouse. Sam, a city dog whose home is the streets, comes to her rescue. They walk around the city all night long until a love starts to grow. When Sam brings Esme back to her owner, they think they will be separated forever. But will their love survive?

About the Author

Gillian Shields was born and raised in Yorkshire, England. She has authored many picture books, including Dogfish and The Perfect Bear. She lives with her husband and family in England. Elizabeth Harbour works as an artist, an illustrator, and a printmaker. Her debut children's book was A First Picture Book of Nursery Rhymes. Elizabeth lives in South London with her husband and two young children.