About this book
The 2nd book from the Early Years Award winner, following "The Django". A modern fairy tale about the power of fear, it sees a black dog appearing outside a family's home which grows and grows the more family members see it. Only Small, the youngest of the Hope family, has the courage to face it, and as she shows no fear, it grows smaller and smaller. Eventually it becomes a normal sized dog and the family pet. Ages: 5+
When a big black dog appears outside the Hope family's home each member hides away scared. Feeding on their the black dog gets bigger and bigger. Only Small, the yongest Hope, has the courage to face the Black Dog and shows no fear.