The Dogs of Winter

Author(s): Bobbie Pyron


When Mishka is abandoned on the streets of Moscow he falls in with a gang of other homeless children, hoping they'll give him a chance of survival. But as winter freezes the city and food becomes scarce, he is left alone, to fend for himself. Help comes in an unexpected form: Mishka is adopted by a pack of dogs. The creatures quickly become more than just his street companions, they are his family. But he can't stay hidden from the world for ever...

Product Information

Based on the incredible true story of Ivan Mishukov. One boy, a cold, cruel city, and the dogs who saved his life ...

Packs plenty of punch. New York Times [A] first-person narrative in beautifully composed writing enhanced by Ivan's visual acuity and depth of emotion. Terrifying, life-affirming and memorable. Kirkus (Starred Review) The book's emotional impact is immense. Publisher's Weekly Selected for Kirkus Reviews' 100 best children's books of 2012 Kirkus

Bobbie Pyron has a degree in Psychology and Anthropology and a Master's Degree in Library Science. Bobbie is the author of THE RING and A DOG'S WAY HOME. Active in the librarian community both on the Utah State and national levels, she is a lifelong proponent of children's books across all genres. She lives in Park City, Utah, with her husband.

General Fields

  • : 9781849395212
  • : Andersen Press
  • : Andersen Press
  • : October 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bobbie Pyron
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 368