The Guardian Team

On the Job with Rena and Roo

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ISBN: 9781590787700

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Published by (2011-10-01)

Shepherds have used dogs to protect livestock for thousands of years. But burros also have a natural instinct to protect, which makes them a perfect guardian animals as well. Meet Rena and Roo, a super dog-and-burro guardian team at work on a sheep ranch in Wyoming. The animals have a close connection with the sheep they protect, but it takes time and effort for Rena and Roo to grow to trust one another. In this companion book to her award-winning Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs, Cat Urbigkit uses simple, informative text and eye-catching photographs to show how Rena and Roo develop into guardian animals.

Book Details

Format: Hardcover
Price: 16.95 USD / 16.95 CAD
Published: 2011-10-01
ISBN: 9781590787700
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 10 x 11
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"This snapshot of animal dynamics presents a rugged picture of one surprising friendship." --Kirkus Reviews

"Heartwarming photos and clear, accessible text combine to make this story a winner. . . . Perfect for classroom–and family–reading time. Lovely." --School Library Journal

"A companion title to Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs (2005). . . . Kids will be drawn by the immediate, cuddly drama that blends work and play, biology, and an affectionate pet story." --Booklist

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