The Invisible Dog

Henry the Great Dane is invisible. Invisible, that is, to everyone except Janie – and old Mrs Garrow who lives in the end cottage. Janie loves Henry, but will she ever have a real dog? Can Mrs Garrow, with her cackling laugh and black cat, help Janie’s dream to come true?

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    great book I nearly cried . My first book of dick king smith. stayed up all night reading it . wow! my best book.

    4 January 2014

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    This book by dick king smith is about a little girl called janie who heard about her dog that died when she was two and she asked for another one but her parents said no. Janie, one day, was going through the shed when she found ruberts old collar and lead. She decided to have an invisible dog called Henry. As an age rating for these books I would say 7-10 year olds

    8 March 2013

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    Dick King-Smith

    Dick King Smith is the much-loved author of ‘farmyard fantasy’ books like the award-winning The Sheep-pig. He died in January 2011.


    Dick has won many awards including The Guardian Fiction Award 1984 for The Sheep Pig, the Children’s Author of The Year 1992 and The Children’s Book Award 1995 for Harriet The Hare.

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