Discover the beauty of character-led storytelling in Sarah Lean's emotional and heartwarming wintery tale
About The Author:
It’s the Christmas holidays and Thea is filled with anticipation at the thought of spending them with her estranged father in Norway. She plans to tell him about her dreams to become a writer, and maybe, just maybe, he’ll buy her the typewriter she so desperately wants. But when Thea and her father are reunited, everything feels wrong. Her father is as distant as ever and now she has to share him with his new family: his girlfriend Inge and her children. Unable to reconcile her feelings of rejection and jealousy, Thea wishes she had never come to Norway. Then she makes a surprise discovery. Deep in the snowy woods by the house, is a bear. He’s scared and hungry and he desperately needs Thea’s help. When the town hears about a bear living in the woods, his life is in even greater danger. Thea needs to show everyone that he’s not dangerous if she’s to save him, but to do so she needs to accept the help of her new family.
About The Book:
Sarah Lean grew up in Wells, Somerset but now lives near Poole in Dorset with her husband and son. She has worked as a page-planner for a newspaper, a stencil-maker and a gardener, amongst various other things. She gained a first class English degree and became a primary school teacher before returning to complete an MA in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of Winchester. A Dog Called Homeless was the winner of the prestigious Schneider Middle Award in the US.
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A wintry animal story for readers aged 9+ that will warm your heart and take you on an adventure you will never forget.