Robinhound Crusoe

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Big Red Chair Books, 1997 - Crusoe, Robinson (Fictitious character) - 142 pages
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Oakdale is shut down during a blackout, and Joe's big chance to get noticed by the eighth-grade basketball coach will be left in the dark--unless he and Wishbone can somehow hightail it across town to the game in time! Their adventure reminds Wishbone of Daniel Defoe's great tale "Robinson Crusoe." Wishbone imagines himself as Crusoe, the lone survivor of a shipwreck, tossed into a deset isle without food, shelter, or friends. He soon finds himself battling nature, wild cats, and hungry cannibals. It will take every ounce of brains and courage this canine castaway has to beat the odds and save the day!

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Review: Robinhound Crusoe (Adventures of Wishbone #4)

User Review  - Paula Greenfield - Goodreads

I think this a wonderful book about a boy and his dog. The dog (Wishbone) has a great imagation and loved to tell classic tales which makes a great combination of stories. Read full review

Review: Robinhound Crusoe (Adventures of Wishbone #4)

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

These are always so cute! Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Caroline Leavitt has written several books including Girls in Trouble, Coming Back to Me, Living Other Lives, Family, Jealousies, Lifelines and Pictures of You. She won First Prize in Redbook Magazine's Young Writers Contest for her short story, Meeting Rozzy Halfway, which grew into the novel and the 1990 New York Foundation of the Arts Award for Fiction for Into Thin Air. Her essays, stories, and articles have appeared in numerous publications including New York magazine, Psychology Today, Parenting, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Chicago Tribune, and The Washington Post. She is a book critic for The Boston Globe and People and a writing instructor at UCLA online.

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