The Sailor Dog by Margaret Wise BrownThe Sailor Dog by Margaret Wise Brown

The Sailor Dog

byMargaret Wise BrownIllustratorGarth Williams

Picture Books | February 2, 2001

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Scuppers the Dog wants to be a sailor. He was born at sea and he wants nothing more than to return to water. Finally, after a long time, Scuppers gets the chance to go out into the deep blue ocean—but his ship gets wrecked! Oh no! But Scuppers won’t let that bother him. He fixes his boat and gets right back to it!
Margaret Wise Brown (1910–1952), best known as the author of Goodnight Moon, wrote countless children’s books inspired by her belief that the very young are fascinated by the simple pleasures of the world around them. Among her many bestselling books are The Little Island, The Golden Egg Book, The Color Kittens, and The Sailor Dog.Gart...
Title:The Sailor DogFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:24 pages, 8 × 6.63 × 0.22 inPublished:February 2, 2001Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307001431

ISBN - 13:9780307001436

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favourite children's book ever As a child I totally Ioved this book. Scupper was full of an adventurous spirit and extremely resourceful! The illustrations are beautiful, full of atmosphere and lots of little details that children love. Who wouldn't want to be all tucked in like Scuppers!
Date published: 2017-05-15

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A dog that has always wanted to go to sea realizes his dream.