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Greyfriar"s Bobby by Eleanor Atkinson

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Published by Wildside Press .
Written in English


  • Classics,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Classics,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11973885M
ISBN 101434483738
ISBN 109781434483737

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A framing device introduces two American kids, bored with Edinburgh tourism, as they stumble upon the water-fountain statue in honor of Greyfriars Bobby. A gardener at the next-door churchyard tells them the story. In the mids, Bobby was the companion of a shepherd named Old Jock, and the two went everywhere together, including the local 4/4(6). This is an enchanting little book telling the story of Greyfriars Bobby. The story starts out in modern day, but transports the readers (the children characters) back in time to when Bobby, the little dog was alive. I've been to Edinburgh and to Greyfriars, and the artist really captures the old beauty of the city/5. Greyfriars Bobby is a remarkable story, and a heart warming tale. On 15th February , in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, a local man named John Gray died of tuberculosis. Gray was better known as “Auld Jock”, and on his death he was buried in old Greyfriars Churchyard. John eventually died of the disease on the 15th February and was buried in Greyfriars Kirkyard. Bobby soon touched the hearts of the local residents when he refused to leave his master’s grave, even in the worst weather conditions. The gardener and keeper of Greyfriars tried on many occasions to evict Bobby from the Kirkyard. In the end.

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Greyfriars Bobby is a Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Donald Crisp and Laurence Naismith in a story about two Scottish men who compete for the affection of a Skye Terrier named Bobby. The screenplay by Robert Westerby was based upon the novel Greyfriars Bobby by Eleanor Atkinson which was based, in turn, upon an incident in 19th century Edinburgh involving a dog that Music by: Francis Chagrin.   The legend of Greyfriars Bobby really is a myth The loyalty of Greyfriars Bobby inspired two films and numerous books, and is commemorated with a bronze statue.   Directed by Don Chaffey. With Donald Crisp, Laurence Naismith, Alex Mackenzie, Duncan Macrae. The remarkable veritable story of a terrier named Bobby and the enduring friendship he forges with a tenderhearted shepherd known simply as Old Jockunbroken even by the kindly old man's death/10(K). High quality Greyfriars Bobby gifts and merchandise. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours.