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Riptide (Paperback) (Frances Ward Weller)

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Riptide may be an unusual name for a dog, but it is one that suits this one well. Rip is resolutely drawn to the salty ocean breeze, and the crash of the waves, and he simply cannot be discouraged—even in summer when he is forbidden to follow his instincts and race miles along the coast. “No Dogs on Nauset Beach!” the sign reads, and the guards protest, calling for his young owner Zach to come retrieve him daily. Yet Rip will not be deterred, and after one summer storm, it is lucky that he is not. Rip is desperately needed for a rescue, and is forever after known as the nineteenth guard on the beach. Based on a real heroic dog, Frances Weller creates a legend in Riptide, weaving this canine’s tale with Robert Blake’s stunning oil illustrations.Riptide is captured in all his joyful energy amidst vivid panoramas of Cape Cod scenery, his story immortalized in this classic picture book that children will love and adults will love to read aloud for years to come.
Number of Pages: 32.0
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Dogs
Format: Paperback
Publisher: David R Godine Pub
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Frances Ward Weller
Language: English
Street Date: May 23, 2017
TCIN: 52223742
UPC: 9781567925975
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-6065

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