Buck wasn’t always a wild dog...
Buck’s life as a beloved farm dog changes forever when he is stolen away from his home and taken to the bitter cold of the Yukon. Buck faces many challenges as he is trained to become a sled dog until he finds himself in the hands of John Thornton who helps him ultimately discover where he truly belongs—in the wild. This adapted and condensed fully illustrated version of the tale by Jack London will introduce young readers to the beloved characters from the original and give them a taste of the adventure-filled classic.
About the 10 Minute Classics series: The 10 Minute Classics series is a great introduction to classic literature, designed to spark a love for great stories and an openness to the classics as reading skills progress. These short, fully illustrated dust-jacketed picture books introduce key characters, storylines, and settings to engage young readers. A broad range of titles is now available, including: Moby Dick, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Little Women, The Three Musketeers, and more.
John Griffith London was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first writers to become a worldwide celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing.
Luke Paiva has a B.A. in English and an M.Ed. from The University of Tennessee Knoxville, and is currently working on his MDiv through Reformed Theological Seminary. He has been married for fourteen years to his wife Johannah and has four children, Jack, Benjamin, Lucy, and Grace. He began his career teaching high school English and has returned to the classroom after a decade in law enforcement. He currently teaches Biblical Studies at a Christian high school in Nashville, TN and is a regular contributor to Rooted Ministry, an organization committed to advancing grace-driven youth ministry.
Adam Horsepool, an avid doodler since childhood, always dreamed of making a career out of his passion for art. He pursued his dream and graduated from the University of Lincoln (UK) with a degree in animation, which jumpstarted his career as an illustrator and made him fall in love with concept art.