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    Publisher: Waverley Books

    Greyfriars Bobby

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    This bestselling novel Greyfriars Bobby is based on the true story of the love of a Skye terrier called Bobby for his master in nineteenth-century Edinburgh. The little dog waited for his master, after his master died, and the local people cared for him.
    ISBN: 9781849342162
    AuthorEleanor Atkinson
    Pub Date17/07/2017
    BindingPaperback
    Pages192
    Availability: In Stock

    This is the charming story, based on fact, of the love of a Skye terrier called Bobby for his master in nineteenth-century Edinburgh. Bobby and his master 'Auld Jock', a Pentland Hills farmer, were inseparable and for fourteen years after Auld Jock's death little Bobby made his home near the old man's grave in the cemetery in Greyfriars Kirkyard. He was loved and cared for by the local people who were touched by the bond between the dog and his master. A life-size statue of Bobby still stands in Edinburgh, commemorating his devotion and loyalty near Greyfriars.

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    This is the charming story, based on fact, of the love of a Skye terrier called Bobby for his master in nineteenth-century Edinburgh. Bobby and his master 'Auld Jock', a Pentland Hills farmer, were inseparable and for fourteen years after Auld Jock's death little Bobby made his home near the old man's grave in the cemetery in Greyfriars Kirkyard. He was loved and cared for by the local people who were touched by the bond between the dog and his master. A life-size statue of Bobby still stands in Edinburgh, commemorating his devotion and loyalty near Greyfriars.