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A story about a little dog with the heart of a lion. From the bestselling author of a ‘A Dog Called Homeless’.
Leo dreams about being a hero. In his imagination he is a fearsome gladiator, but he wants to be a hero in real life.
When the boys at school dare Leo to do something he knows is wrong, he lets everybody down. How can he make things right again?
A little dog called Jack Pepper is missing and it will take a true hero to find him and bring him home…
Includes beautiful inside artwork from hugely talented illustrator, Gary Blythe.
- ”raise for Hero:‘A touching story which captures the pain of being an outsider.”Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids
- Praise for Sarah Lean:"… beautifully written and moving without being mawkish. A talent to watch." – The Bookseller Buyers Guide
- "touching, reflective and lyrical.” – Sunday Times, Culture
- “Sarah Lean's graceful, miraculous writing will have you weeping one moment and rejoicing the next.” – Katherine Applegate, author of The One and Only Ivan