Based on true events, Beautiful Joe tells the story of
a dog that is rescued from the hands of a cruel master who removes
his ears and tail in a fit of anger. The Morris family comes to his
aid and carefully nurses the dog back to health, giving him the
name, Beautiful Joe.
Originally published in 1894, it is told from the perspective of
Joe himself, who quickly finds that he is in the company of many
other animals that the Morrises have saved from harm. They firmly
believe that every creature has the right a to full and happy life.
Despite his horrible, early experiences he falls in love with his
adopted family and becomes a loyal and trustworthy companion.
With over seven million copies sold worldwide, Beautiful
Joe is a Canadian classic beautifully repackaged for today''s