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Greyfriars Bobby (Large Print Edition)

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English


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Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11974824M
ISBN 10143460408X
ISBN 109781434604088

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  There, in Ye Olde Greyfriars Dining-Rooms, owned by Mr. John Traill, and four doors beyond the kirkyard gate, was a cozy little inglenook that Auld Jock and Bobby had come to look upon as their own. At its back, above a recessed oaken settle and a table, a tiny paned window looked up and over a retaining wall into the ancient place of the dead/5(6). High quality Greyfriars Bobby gifts and merchandise. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. The statue to Greyfriars Bobby sits at the corner of Edinburgh's Candlemaker Row and George IV Bridge. There's even a pub behind the statue called Greyfriars Bobby's bar. This is a great area of. "Greyfriars Bobby" by Eleanor Atkinson should be read by every young person and by every adult who truly loves dogs and knows their spirit. This book is ideal for a parent or a sibling to read aloud to the wee younger ones. I must admit that at its end, I feel at a loss; sorrow. Bobby, for a moment in time, became as much a part of my life as /5().