A Street Dog Named Pup
Gill Lewis is a highly acclaimed author of children’s books featuring animals, environmental concerns, wildlife protection with a strong sense of social justice.
In her recent novel, A Street Dog Named Pup, she writes about dogs’ relationships with their closest companions, humans – both the good and the bad. The story is presented through a dog’s eye view of the world and like Anna Sewell’s classic, Black Beauty, it prompts readers to evaluate how humans treat and exploit animals.
Gill talked to Nikki Gamble about why she wrote this compelling and poignant story.
About A Street Dog Named Pup
Between dog and human there is a special bond. A bond that must never be broken…
Pup and his boy are inseparable. But both their worlds change forever when Pup is cruelly taken away and abandoned in Dead Dog Alley. With nowhere else to turn, Pup joins a pack of misfit Street Dogs, who help him learn to fight for survival on the streets.
Pup holds on to the hope of one day being reunited with his boy. But as that hope shrinks with every passing day, Pup begins to wonder if their bond is irreversibly broken… A thrilling and heart-warming novel by award-winning author Gill Lewis, celebrating the unique bond between humans and animals, and the power of unconditional love.