In a voice as old and earthy as desert rock, a gruff, hard-working canine tells his tale of a day spent herding goats. From the moment 'dawn boy walks along the hills' until the moon rises in a night as 'black as Raven's wing', he watches over the herd with his boy companion.
Robert Weatherford is a fine-art painter whose work is exhibited widely throughout the West. A longtime resident of Telluride, Colorado. Desert dog is his first book for young readers. Tony Johnston is the author of more than one hundred books for young readers, including Desert Song and Desert Dog. Tony's work has received high praise from reviewers and garnered many prestigious awards. She lives in San Marino, California.