Size: 7.625 inches (19.4 cm) tall by 5.25 inches (13.3 cm) wide
Type: Soft Cover
Country of Origin: United States
Publisher: Scholastic Book Services
Author: Elizabeth Coatsworth
by Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrated by Lilian Obligada
cover by Mort Künstler
Jock; a border collie, coal - black, except for a narrow white streak down his face and a white ruff and paws; tended the sheep of Old Tom. Tom sent Jock up to the high pastures after two missing sheep; when Jock returned, he found the entire island village was deserted, except for livestock and cats. All the other dogs had been shot. All of the people were gone. What is his duty as the lone dog on the island? Written at the upper elementary level, for grades four to six.
First published in 1963 by The Viking Press, Inc.; New York, NY; This is the 1982 Scholastic Book Services edition, fifth printing; ISBN 0-590-08774-6; SBS # TX 1504; printed in the U.S.A. This pictorial Soft Cover book, with an orange hued picture of a border collie in the foreground with an erupting volcano in the background, measures 7-5/8 inches (19.4 cm) tall by 5¼ inches (13.3 cm) wide by 7/32 inch (0.6 cm) thick; with 80 numbered pages.
CONDITION: USED. Covers have some scuffs, light creases, and indentations. Edges, (mostly the lower), are chipped with some wear. Corners are bumped, and moderately worn. Spine has a few small (the largest is 5/16 by 1/8 inch [0.75 by 0.4 cm]) gouges. Inside pages are clean and firmly bound. Otherwise this book is in GOOD PLUS overall condition.
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