Harry and Hopper
About the book
Harry and his dog Hopper have done everything together, ever since Hopper was a jumpy little puppy.
But one day the unthinkable happens. When Harry comes home from school, Hopper isn’t there to greet him. Hopper will never bet there again, but Harry is not ready to let him go.
This story tenderly demonstrates the shock of grief and the sustaining power of love.
About the author
Margaret Wild is one of Australia's leading authors of children's books. Her many award-winning titles include Toby, Our Granny, Miss Lily's Fabulous Pink Feather Boa, and Woolvs in the Sitee.
About the illustrator
Freya Blackwood completed a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communications) at the University of Technology, Sydney, focusing on film and animation.
After making two short films, she worked in the film industry in Sydney and then in New Zealand on the film adaptation of Tolkiens' The Lord of the Rings.
Her first book illustration project was John Heffernan's Two Summers.
Since then she has illustrated many other award-winning picture books.