Irish Red by Jim Kjelgaard T26


 

Irish Red by Jim Kjelgaard T26

Irish Red by Jim Kjelgaard T26

Irish Red by Jim Kjelgaard, T26, 9th Scholastic/TAB paperback printing, 1967, 160 pages.  Cover illustration by Bruno Frost.

DESCRIPTION:  “‘If I had my pick, I’d take this one.’
‘Why?’
‘Because he’s all dog. He ain’t much for looks, but he’s got it inside. If any man gets sense enough to bring out what Mike’s got, he;ll have a dog to beat the field.’
Mike is the Irish Setter son of Big Red. This is the story of his escapes and of the boy who trained the unruly pup to be a winner.” (from the back cover)

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About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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