Megan Rix

Rosa and the Daring Dog
  • Rosa and the Daring Dog

  • The brilliant new book from Megan Rix, telling the story of Rosa Parks from the perspective of a young girl and her faithful dog.

    HOWLY is a tiny puppy, left abandoned in a trash can next to a school.
    EDDIE is the young girl who finds him . . .

    Eddie is immediately drawn to the puppy, whose bravery and determination remind her of a very famous person indeed.

    Eddie's class are learning about Mrs Rosa Parks, whose act of courage on a bus in 1955 started a whole movement against racism in America. Mrs Parks herself soon visits Eddie's school, and when the great lady points out a stark reminder of racism in the school's own playground it's up to Eddie, her friends, and their new school dog Howly to remind everyone how to stay hopeful and stand up for what is right.

Megan Rix is the hugely popular author of animal adventure books set in the modern day and key periods of history, including the First and Second World Wars, the Great Fire of London and the Suffragettes fight for women's right to vote. An animal lover and dog-trainer, Megan draws inspiration from her own adorable dogs Traffy, Bella and Freya, and many fascinating and extraordinary animal stories to engage her readers.