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Dog Friday is Hilary McKay's is the story of a young boy's attempt to overcome his fears.

Ten-year-old Robin Brogan knows his life will never be the same when a new family with four children moves in next door. But then Robin finds a starving, abandoned dog on the beach. Can his new neighbors help him overcome his fears to save an animal that needs him desperately?

About The Author

Photograph by Bella McKay

Hilary McKay is the award-winning author of The Time of Green Magic (which received five starred reviews), The Skylarks’ War (which was a Boston Globe Best Book and received three starred reviews), Binny Bewitched (which was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year and received two starred reviews), Binny in Secret (which received three starred reviews), Binny for Short (which received four starred reviews), and six novels about the Casson family: Saffy’s AngelIndigo’s Star, Permanent RoseCaddy Ever AfterForever Rose, and Caddy’s World. She is also the author of The Swallows’ Flight, Rosa by Starlight, and Wishing for Tomorrow, the sequel to Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess. Hilary lives with her family in Derbyshire, England. Visit her at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (December 1, 1997)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689817656
  • Grades: 4 - 6
  • Ages: 8 - 12

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  • ALA Notable Children's Books
  • Horn Book Fanfare
  • Booklist Editors' Choice
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