The Dog Who Lost His Bark

Patrick has always wanted a dog and when his mother suggests getting one while they are vacationing at his grandfather’s, he is thrilled.  Oz the dog had been abused by his former owners and consequently lost his bark.  Patrick helps Oz to heal through the power of music.  Being rescued by his new forever family gives Patrick and Oz the chance to form a special bond and learn what true love is.  The realistic pencil drawings capture both human and dog emotions beautifully. mjw
Title: The Dog Who Lost His Bark
Author: Eoin Colfer
: P. J. Lynch
: Candlewick Press
: 2019
Original Language
: English
: 978-1-5362-0442-1
Hardcover pages
: 144
Age range
: 7-10
: Fiction
Author’s ethnicity
: Irish
Author’s residence
: Dublin, Ireland
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Irish
Illustrator’s residence
: Dublin. Ireland
: Both author and illustrator are former Irish Children’s Laureates
: Animal abuse, Children of separated parents,Dogs, Grandfathers, Human-animal relationships, Music, Pets, Rescue dogs, Violins

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