Knopf Books for Young Readers The Incredible Life of Balto

Most people know the story of Balto, the world famous dog who led his dogsled team through a blizzard to deliver a lifesaving serum to the stricken people of Nome, Alaska, in 1925. Balto shot to instant stardom?a company named dog food afte...r him, a famous sculptor erected a statue of him that stands in Central Park to this day, and the dog even starred in his own Hollywood movie. But what happened to Balto after the hoopla died down? With a lively, informative text and humorous, vibrant illustrations, Meghan McCarthy captures the extraordinary life of Balto beyond his days as a celebrity. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/27/1981 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Meghan McCarthy Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Dimensions: 9in length x 0.36in width x 10.3in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

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