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Beautiful Joe

by Margaret Marshall Saunders

Beautiful Joe Synopsis

In 1892, in the town of Meaford, Ontario, Margaret Marshall Saunders was introduced to Beautiful Joe -a mongrel dog that had been cruelly mutilated by its owner. The author was inspired to write this true story to emphasize the plight of domestic animals everywhere. Upon publication, Beautiful Joe quickly became a Canadian classic, enchanting readers of all ages. Although Margaret Saunders relocated Beautiful Joe to a fictional town in Maine, readers know the story is actually based in Meaford, where a park and monument have been dedicated to the dog's memory.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781430313489
Publication date: 24th August 2007
Author: Margaret Marshall Saunders
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 264 pages
Categories: General fiction (Children's / Teenage),

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