A heartwarming canine adventure series for boys and girls aged 6+. Perfect for fans of Holly Webb and Michael Morpurgo. This is the story of one brave dog's journey home. Rascal is lost, and very afraid. He’s determined to find his way back to his owner Joel, whatever it takes. But between Rascal and Joel are train tracks, wild dogs, and terrible danger. Packed with entertaining illustrations from James De La Rue. Fans of Morpurgo's Shadow will love this. Have you collected all of Rascal's adventures? Rascal: Lost in the Caves Rascal: Trapped on the Tracks Rascal: Running for his Life Rascal: Facing the Flames Rascal: Swept Beneath the Waters Rascal: Racing Against Time Chris Cooper is the pen name of Paul Shipton, who grew up in Manchester and went to university in Cambridge. He spent several years teaching English as a foreign language and lived in Istanbul for a year. Paul then moved into publishing, working on science activity books and primary school English materials. He published his first book, Zargon Zoo in 1991. Four years later, he published Bug Muldoon and the Garden of Fear, and relocated with his family to Wisconsin, United States where he works as a freelance writer and editor. He, his wife and two daughters, now divide their time between Cambridge, England and Madison, Wisconsin.