The real-life story of a special friendship sure to
capture the hearts of all
When Pippin, a helpless baby fawn, was abandoned by her mother
on the property of Isobel Springett, things looked uncertain for
her. Three days went by, but when her mother didn't return for her,
Isobel stepped in and brought her inside-only to discover that some
unconventional help was on hand.
Isobel's Great dane, Kate, adopted Pippin immediately. From the
moment Pippin snuggled into Kate's side, she didn't leave it-even
when Isobel fed her sheep's milk from a baby bottle. She followed
Kate everywhere, just like a real puppy, and Kate patiently
shepherded her through her first strange and confusing days in a
The story of Kate's and Pippin's highly unconventional but
loving relationship is charmingly chronicled by Martin Springett,
Isobel's brother, who is an awardwinning illustrator and author.
Featuring Isobel's beautiful photography, Kate and Pippin
is sure to be a cherished classic for young and old alike.