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Sophie, dog overboard : the incredible true adventures of the castaway dog

Author: Emma Pearse
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Jan and Dave Griffith's beloved cattle dog, Sophie, fell overboard from the family yacht during rough weather, she feared the worst. But Sophie, a true Aussie battler, wasn't going to give up that easily. She swam six miles through shark-infested waters to a remote Whitsunday island where she survived for five months before being miraculously reunited with her amazed owners. Sophie, a highly domesticated dog,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Pearse
ISBN: 9781444715194 1444715194 9781444715200 1444715208 9781444715224 1444715224
OCLC Number: 754888745
Description: 303 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Every girl needs a dog: --
please, Mum ... --
2. The special one: Sophie chooses her bestie --
3. An empty nest, some sulking and a Griffith dog makes history --
4. All aboard Honey May: Sophie and the family go boating --
5. The terrible day: dog overboard --
6. Something awful happened --
7. Sophie: the castaway dog --
8. Life after Sophie: one foot in front of the other --
9. Sophie takes another swim --
10. Puppies make everything better: Ruby arrives --
11. St. Bees Island --
Robinson blue dog --
12. So near and yet so far --
13. St Bees fuzzy grey bums [koala bears] and a blue dog --
14. The rangers set a trap --
15. ... sounds like it could be your dog --
16. Hey Tuck, where've you been?: the reunion --
17. Sophie goes domestic and the story goes viral --
18. Nobody else's girl.
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The story that became a global sensation, now sold for film, of Sophie, the amazing Australian cattle dog who fell off a yacht, was feared lost, yet swam six miles through shark-infested waters to a  Read more...

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'It was amazing how this dog swam to a remote island and survived to be reunited with her family. All dog lovers should read this book.' Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation and Animals Read more...

 
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