Ages 3 - 5 Years & 6 - 8 Years
Finding Gobi for Little Ones: The Race for Home is the incredible true story of a little dog who followed the runners of an ultramarathon—a grueling 155-mile run through the Gobi Desert in harsh 120-degree weather. Little Gobi, a friendly dog without a home, befriended Dion Leonard and then ran alongside him for 77 miles. Dion had a hard choice to make: pursue his dream to win the race, or turn back to help the little dog in need. In the end, Dion and Gobi crossed the finish line together and became friends for life.
Bring home the incredible true story of a friendship so strong that it crosses the globe! Families everywhere will be delighted by the tale of Gobi and Dion—a little lost dog and the ultramarathon runner who saved her. Finding Gobi for Little Ones: The Race for Home is a fun, engaging board book perfect for families to enjoy together.
Prepare to fall in love with the heartwarming and true story of Gobi and Dion. Gobi is a scrappy little stray dog who befriended a man named Dion and kept pace alongside him for 77 miles of the grueling 155-mile ultramarathon through the Gobi Desert. As Dion ran his way across China through cold nights and raging rivers, with little food and water, and through a long, hard journey, these two created a bond unlike any other.
Cross the finish line with Gobi, the little pup who never quit, and Dion, the ultramarathon runner who loves her. This amazing true story sparked international attention and will continue to inspire readers as they enjoy this fun board book perfect for even the littlest children.
Join these two unlikely friends as they form a winning team for both the race and life!
Gobi and Dion ran across the long, hot desert sand; Dion shared his limited food and water with her; he carried Gobi across a deep river; and finally, they crossed the finish line together. Not as first-place winners, but as the best of friends.
This compelling story teaches children an important message about love, kindness, and friendship.
Finding Gobi for Little Ones: The Race for Home is a fun board book that is sure to delight even the youngest children. At $9.99 with excellent art and an inspiring message, Finding Gobi for Little Ones: A Little Dog’s Race for Home will certainly charm its way into the lives of consumers, just as the little pup did Dion.