Salty Dog

Author(s): Gloria Rand

Children - Picture Book

Gloria Rand makes her debut in children's books with this charming story of a plucky Salty Dog, a story inspired by a real dog who frequently traveled alone on a ferry across Puget Sound to visit his master at work in a boatyard. Full color.


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Gloria Rand's first book is based on a true story, and it moves along quickly and succinctly; vibrant watercolor illustrations show Salty for the sporty hero he is. Publishers Weekly Reflected with sparkling clarity in Rand's realistic illustrations, the boat's construction fascinatingly takes shape with each turn of the page....It offers a pleasing nautical twist on the theme of boy-dog companionship. Booklist"

Gloria and Ted Rand are a husband-and-wife team who have collaborated on a number of picture books, including "Mary Was a Little Lamb" and "A Home for Spooky." The Rands live on Mercer Island in Washington State.

General Fields

  • : 9780805018479
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : 0.127
  • : September 1991
  • : 205mm X 249mm X 3mm
  • : United States
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Gloria Rand
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 1
  • : Ted Rand
  • : 32
  • : illustrations