A Dog with a Bad Name

By: Talbot Baines Reed
Published By: Double9 Books
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"A Dog with a Bad Name" by Talbot Baines Reed is a delightful work of children's literature that seamlessly blends elements of adventure, friendship, and moral lessons. Set in the Victorian era, Reed's novel follows the journey of a courageous canine protagonist facing adversity due to his unfortunate name. Through vivid storytelling and engaging characters, Reed explores themes of loyalty, perseverance, and the power of redemption. The novel revolves around the heartwarming bond between the titular dog and a group of young boys who champion his cause, despite the odds stacked against them. As they navigate challenges and obstacles together, they learn valuable lessons about empathy, compassion, and the true meaning of friendship. Reed's narrative style captivates readers with its charm and wit, while also delivering profound messages about courage and acceptance. Through the lens of a seemingly simple tale, "A Dog with a Bad Name" offers readers of all ages an opportunity for introspection and reflection on the importance of kindness and understanding. With its timeless appeal and enduring themes, Talbot Baines Reed's "A Dog with a Bad Name" continues to resonate with audiences, reminding us of the transformative power of compassion and the enduring bond between humans and animals.

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Talbot Baines Reed

Talbot Baines Reed was an English author of boys' fiction who lived from April 3, 1852, to November 28, 1893. He created a type of school stories that lasted until the middle of the 20th century. The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's is one of his most well-known works. He often and regularly wrote for The Boy's Own Paper (B.O.P.). Most of his writing was first published there. Reed became a well-known typefounder through his family's business. He also wrote the standard work on the subject, History of the Old English Letter Foundries. John Reed was a colonel in Oliver Cromwell's army during the English Civil War. The Reed family came from him. Their home was in Maiden Newton, which is in the county of Dorset. They moved to London at the end of the 18th century. Andrew Reed (1787–1862), Talbot Reed's grandpa, was a minister in the Congregational Church and the founder of many charitable organizations, such as the London Orphan Asylum and a hospital for people who could not get better. He was also a well-known hymn writer. His "Spirit Divine, attend our prayers" can still be found in many hymnals today. Talbot Baines Reed grew up in a happy family where Charles Reed was very religious and thought that tough outdoor games were the best way to raise boys.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 260pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363053407
  • ISBN-13: 9789363053403
  • Item Weight: 338g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 14.5mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary