The Dog that Saved Christmas
by Nicola Davies
illustrated by Mike Byrne
Reading Age: 8 Interest Age: 8-12
Christmas is a nightmare for Jake. He hates the bright lights, all the noise and the disruption to his routine. But everything changes when he finds a lost dog. He names her Susan and adopts her as his own. Jake and Susan form a special bond that helps him to cope with the things that usually stress him out. With Susan around, maybe there’s a chance that this Christmas will be one the whole family can enjoy.
Information for Adults: This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it. It has been edited to a reading age of 8. It features a removable ‘super-readable’ sticker.
AR Level – 4
Read the first chapter of The Dog that Saved Christmas below: