Haatchi & Little B: The Inspiring True Story of One Boy and His Dog (Hardcover)

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An initially heartbreaking but completely uplifting story of how a young boy with a rare genetic disorder and a dog who nearly lost his life when he was tied to active railroad tracks rally together and overcome the odds against them. Holden's research on both Little B's condition and the devastating statistics of animal cruelty are tastefully presented and include opportunities for readers to become involved in the organizations that help disabled humans and animals thrive. — Jess Hanlon

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When Owen met Haatchi, the lives of one adorable little boy and one great, big dog were destined to change forever.

Owen-known to his family as "little buddy" or "Little B"-has a rare genetic disorder that leaves him largely confined to a wheelchair. Before being united with Haatchi, Little B was anxious and found it difficult to make friends.

Haatchi-an adorable Anatolian Shepherd puppy-was abused and left for dead on railroad tracks. He was struck by an oncoming train, and although his life was saved, his leg and tail were partially severed. Haatchi was left massively disabled and totally dispirited.

But kind-hearted Will and Colleen Howkins, Little B's father and step-mother, decided to introduce the big dog and the little boy to each other, and an unbelievable bond was formed that transformed both boy and dog in miraculous ways.

Wendy Holden's Haatchi & Little B is the true story of an astonishing little boy, a very special dog, and the inspiring, inseparable pair that they make together.

About the Author


WENDY HOLDEN’s first novel, The Sense of Paper, was published by Random House, New York, in 2006 to widespread critical acclaim. Other works have included the best-selling novelization of the award-winning films The Full Monty, plus Shell Shock - an investigation into PTSD from the First World War. She lives on a farm in Suffolk, England, with her husband and two dogs.

Praise For…


“Writer Wendy Holden tells the story of Haatchi and the boy nicknamed ‘Little B' with warmth and understanding.” —DAILY MAIL

“This is the inspiring story of the pair's subsequent bond, a bond which has touched the hearts of thousands of people.” —BASINGSTOKE GAZETTE



Product Details
ISBN: 9781250063182
ISBN-10: 1250063183
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Publication Date: July 2014
Pages: 224
Language: English
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