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Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart

Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart

By Dion Leonard
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.76 Stars

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On 10/27 Sothecooksaid wrote: Gobi is the cutest story of "a little dog with a big heart." This true story is beautifully illustrated and contains little action/sound phrases throughout that kept my children entertained. The story of determination and perseverance were inspiring. And the developing friendship was fun to watch unfold. ... Inspiring

Sothecooksaid's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/16 Crystal Carder wrote: Gobi: A Dog With a Big Heart, is the perfect book to bring home to your little ones. Based on the true story of a dog named, Gobi, this book is sure to delight families from all over the world. Gobi was a little dog who lived in the Gobi desert in China. One day, a group of runners were running a marathon ... Gobi: A Little Dog With A Big Heart Book Review

Crystal's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/16 Elizabeth Hurt wrote: Children’s Book Review We love dogs and books about dogs at Mom Always Knows and are delighted to bring you this children’s book review!  Gobi is a sweet book and true story about a little dog living all alone in China’s Gobi Desert.  Gobi finds Dion while he was running a 77 mile ... Children’s Book Review: A Little Dog With A Big Heart “Gobi” by Dion Leonard, Illustrated by Lisa Manuzak

Elizabeth Hurt's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/30 Tina Truelove wrote: Gobi. It’s such a cute name for a little desert dog. Gobi lived in the Gobi Desert of China. She was all alone until she found a true friend in Dion Leonard, an ultra-marathon runner. A group of runners were in the middle of a 7 day race in China’s Gobi Desert when little Gobi spotted them. ... Gobi: A Little Dog With a Big Heart by Dion Leonard (Children’s Book Review)

Tina's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/25 Marie Story wrote: Cover: Beautifully designed with a lovely, bright color scheme. The title treatment really pops against the desert background. Very nice combination of fonts and colors. Illustrations: Really adorable illustrations throughout – though I’m a sucker for dog stories, so take this review with a grain ... Fun, simple, adorable story that the whole family can enjoy

Marie Story's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/23 ladysown wrote: Imagine, a hot day, you are in a race, you want to win. You have rules to help you run better just as every runner does. The end is clear, run smart, run fast, run to win. Then you discover a small, furry bump in the road. What's a fellow to do? And thus the story of Gobi is told. Through the eyes ... Cute book about a dog finding her human

ladysown's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/22 Mama Muse Me wrote: This children’s story book has a ton of charm, and the writing easily holds a child’s attention. There’s something about a dog making friends with a marathon runner and going on a race together that really appeals to a child. The true story appeals to me as an adult too, especially because I am ... My Latest Round of Book Reviews

Mama Muse Me's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/20 LadyD Books wrote: Such a heart-warming book of a lifetime friendship and trust between a man and his dog. Discovering good choices between their partnership of give-and-take, always trusting, playing together and having fun. You'll notice maturity and growth in the owner who has trained long and hard, preparing to race ... Great!!

LadyD Books' Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/18 SantaFlash wrote: When I read the story behind this book, I was intrigued. A little stray dog followed a marathon runner across the Gobi desert? That sounds like quite a dog. I shared this book with my daughter (who is 8) and she loved it. Not only are the pictures of the pup cute, but the story is inspiring. Named after ... One Amazing Dog

SantaFlash's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/17 beanderson wrote: Gobi by Dion Leonard is a cute little book about a dog in the Gobi desert in China. He was looking for a friend. No one would be his friend until he heard the footsteps of runners. An unbreakable bond was established between Dion and this dog he named Gobi. They ran across the Gobi desert for seventy ... Gobi

beanderson's Rating:

5 Stars