Greyfriars Bobby

By Eleanor Atkinson

Format: Paperback

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.

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Gresham is a small, dynamic book publishing company based in Glasgow. Scottish-interest titles are the main focus of their publishing and they endeavour to produce informative and enjoyable books about Scotland, its culture and its history. They publish books and e-books in a wide range of categories, including nostalgia, food and drink, history, humour, children's and reference.

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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.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Gresham Publishing
Publication Date 8 Jul 2011
ISBN 9781849342162
Number of Pages 192

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