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Cairn Terrier

Hero of Oz

From the Series Little Dogs Rock! II

Cairn terriers are small—but their fun personalities can easily fill up the big screen! Right off the bat, readers will meet Terry, the little cairn terrier who played Toto in the 1939 classic movie The Wizard of Oz. Toto became one of Hollywood’s most famous dogs because of the loyalty, courage, and intelligence that Terry showed on screen—traits that any cairn terrier owner would instantly recognize. Where did these qualities come from? Perhaps they can be traced back to the cairn terrier’s ancestors, who worked on farms in the Highlands of Scotland hundreds of years ago. These working dogs were bred for loyalty, intelligence, and bravery so they could help farmers hunt down farm pests like rats and weasels. A narrative treat for dog lovers, Cairn Terrier: Hero of Ozcovers the breed’s history and its relationship to the animal’s current size, physical and mental characteristics, and suitability as a pet.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-936088-94-2
$42.79 $29.95
978-1-61772-105-2
$33.50 $24.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
Category Beginning Readers
Subject Animals
Copyright 2011
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.7
Reading Counts! Quiz Q51058
Reading Counts! Points 3.0
BISACS JNF003060
Dewey 636.755
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 139217
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words and Index

Author: Joyce Markovics