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HACHIKO: The True Story of the Royal Dogs of Japan and One Faithful Akita

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4 out of 5
Based on 10 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
In 1924, Hachiko was brought to Tokyo by his owner, Hidesaburo Ueno, a professor in the agriculture department at the University of Tokyo. During his owner's life Hachiko saw him off from the front door and greeted him at the end of the day at the nearby Shibuya Station. The pair continued their daily routine until May 1925 when Professor Ueno didn't return on the usual train one evening. The prof... More
Book Information
PublisherPocket Books
BindingKindle Edition (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date11/01/2009
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About Julie Chrystyn (Author) : Julie Chrystyn is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Julie Chrystyn is Hachiko: The Story of a Loyal Akita and the Royal Dogs of Japan.
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1/3/2013 Damien Brennan said:
I just read Julie chrystyn's book on Hachiko and the wonderful Akita breed. It was full of interesting stories about the famous Japanese dog however it was very disappointing to find that apart from the picture of the pup on the cover she uses only illustrations of the American type Akita and none ... more

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