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Strongheart: The World's First Movie Star Dog

Age 4-8
Grade PK-3

Emily Arnold McCully

Strongheart: The World's First Movie Star Dog

Hardcover (Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Nov. 11, 2014) , First edition

Strongheart may have been a movie star, but he wasn't always famous. He started out as a police dog who could sniff out criminals and march like a soldier, but he didn't know how to have fun. Larry Trimble was a Hollywood director who wanted to put Strongheart in his movies―not just as a pet but as the lead actor. Larry taught him to play with toys and walk like a regular dog. In his films, Strongheart brought audiences to tears. He was a sensation! But when Strongheart's military training led to trouble, was his career over?
Set in the early days of silent movies, Emily Arnold McCully's extraordinary story about a real-life hero will capture the hearts of dog lovers and movie fans everywhere.

0805094482 / 9780805094480
19.2 oz.
8.8 x 0.3 in.

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