Lad: A Dog is a novelized version of twelve short stories about a fantastic collie named Lad. Lad is a noble creature, risking life and limb in defense of the vulnerable.
Many people believe Lad: A Dog was the basis for the highly popular "Lassie" series which gripped the imagination of children and adults alike, as has this book for generations past.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 01: His Mate
Chapter 02: "Quiet!"
Chapter 03: A Miracle of Two
Chapter 04: His Little Son
Chapter 05: For a Bit of Ribbon
Chapter 06: Lost!
Chapter 07: The Throwback
Chapter 08: The Gold Hat
Chapter 09: Speaking of Utility
Chapter 10: The Killer
Chapter 11: Wolf
Chapter 12: In the Day of Battle
Albert Payson Terhune (1872 – 1942) was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of two writers, his Father also a prominent minister. Terhune had great success in two endeavors, writing and dog breeding.
Originally a journalist, Terhune turned his family's summer home into a successful Collie breeding Kennel and devoted himself to writing fiction, mostly dog-themed.