The worlds first children's picture book about 
a plucky Swedish Vallhund and her human friend, Elliot.  
This is a glossy, high quality, beautifully illustrated book available February 2017.
This is a limited edition publication by Tin Whistle Books. 

Writer, Peta Dowle, is a passionate advocate of the Swedish Vallhund dog breed. She established her breeding and show kennel Barahwolfe in 2003. Peta is also mother to daughter, Hazel, who lives with Autism.  Peta has penned this charming story about a little boy with special needs, and his faithful companion Ebba, a dog of the ancient Viking people. 
Artist Katrina Young has contributed her considerable talent to bring Ebba and Elliot to life within the pages of this book. Katrina's art is heavily influenced by fiction novels, games, cinematography and her favourite artists.  Kat lives in Australia and enjoys the company of her own dogs, including Swedish Vallhund, 'Loki'.   Loki bregrudgingly modelled for many of the beautiful images of this story.

By Peta Dowle & Katrina Young.

Elliot lives in a world of his own, and in the serenity of rural life on a dairy farm.  Late one night his father brings a small bundle of grey fur home for Elliot.  Little  Ebba, a Swedish Vallhund puppy, has much to learn, and to give to her new family.  Ebba loves Elliot in a child and dog relationship oblivious to autism.  As the years roll on Ebba's loyalty and love rise to a challenge in a heart warming tale that will draw on her courage and will delight children and adults alike. 

  • 32 pages, soft back children's picture book printed on quality materials to showcase the beautiful colour images created by Katrina Young.  

NZ$35.00 plus postage.
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