The Dog Who Found Sorrow: a picturebook


Written by Rūta Briede
Illustrated by Elīna Brasliņa
Translated from the Latvian by Elīna Brasliņa

An Emma Press Children’s Picture Book
Approximate reading age: for reading aloud to children aged 4+; for children aged 7+ to read on their own


Product Description

The Dog Who Found Sorrow is a beautiful, resonant picture book about sadness and healing, suitable for all ages.

It tells the story of a dog who, waking to find his hometown covered in thick black clouds, goes out in search of the source of sorrow. It’s an intrepid quest, a parable about hope, and a tonic for our sorrowful times. The book is written by Rūta Briede, a leading illustrator and instructor at the Latvian Academy of Arts, illustrated by Elīna Brasliņa.

The book is beautifully produced, with a hardcover and dust-jacket.

Print ISBN 978-1-910139-54-7
Publication date: 22 November 2018
Page Count: 40

Additional information

Dimensions 20 × 20 cm