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It’s a Thriller!

The Police want to speak to Walker – There’s a mysterious van lurking in the Village and mysterious lurking in the woods.

The horrible Arlington Wherewithall is in jail but he can still make things difficult and scary for Stella and Walker – the boy who can talk to dogs. How much worse can things get in book two?

The second book in the Walker and Stella Mysteries is available 25th March 2021. Pre-order for signed copies with limited edition (and availability badge) direct from Firefly ress here.

Walker – The boy who can talk to dogs – Big Dog Performance

This is a live session about Walker, the boy who can talk to Dogs, that I made for the Big Dog Children’s Book Festival for Dumfries in Scotland, organised by the Wigtown Book Festival.

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Sadly, due to the corona virus lockdown, the Big Dog Children’s festival is unable to go ahead as planned,but the organisers have put together a fantastic online alternative programme. @wigtownbookfest https://www.facebook.com/BigDogBookFestival/

Walker Teacher’s Pack

“Shades of 101 Dalmatians in a warm-hearted, traditional adventure story.’ say Lovereading4kids

Click here or on the picture below to download a pdf Teacher Pack of resources for this book. There are colouring sheets, a comprehension crossword and word search, drawing guides, map of Foxley village Interview with Shoo about the book and his work, Comprehension Quiz and discussion/writing ideas. You may need to right click the link to download and save to your computer. Feel free to print and use this resource as much as you want. You can choose to print specific pages to print on paper.

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Lower down on this page, you will find videos from Shoo’s award-winning YouTube Channel, talking about Walker and the making of it, showing you how to draw Characters from the book and how to draw lots of dogs!

12 Page Teacher Resource pack Pdf download

All Walker wants is a dog, but his mother is allergic. So he decides to set up his own business walking everyone else’s dogs. This works better than he could have imagined when he finds he can talk to dogs and understand what they say to him! The dogs tell him of a terrible puppy farm hidden in the woods by Arlington Wherewithall, the richest, most famous man in the area. Nobody will listen to him, so it is down to Walker and the dogs to stop the farm and save the puppies.

Here is a Virtual School Visit/Festival event for The Big Dog Festival in Dumfries in Scotland which I recorded during the Corona Virus Lockdown of 2020.

Watch these Walker Videos

Below are a series of videos about the making of Walker and how to draw different types of dogs.

What? Walker’s eyes popped wide open. “You mean you can get paid for walking dogs? Now I know what I want to do when I grow up. When can I leave school?”

Lots of How to Draw Dogs videos!