A Friend Like Henry
The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy and the Dog That Unlocked His World
By (author) Nuala Gardner
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Friend Like Henry by Nuala Gardner
Book DescriptionNow a New York Times Bestseller!"The incredible story of a family with an autistic son, Dale, who conquers his disability thanks to the special bond he forms with Henry, a golden retriever puppy ... This is a fascinating and inspiring real-life account."-Woman & HomeA Friend Like Henry: The remarkable true story of an autistic boy and the dog that unlocked his world When Jamie and Nuala Gardner chose a puppy for their son, Dale, they weren't an ordinary family choosing an ordinary pet. Dale's autism was so severe that the smallest deviation from his routine could provoke a terrifying tantrum. Family life was almost destroyed by his condition, and his parents spent most of their waking hours trying to break into their son's autistic world and give him the help he so desperately needed. But after years of constant effort and slow progress, the Gardners' lives were transformed when they welcomed a new member into the family, Henry, a gorgeous golden retriever puppy. The bond between Dale and his dog would change their lives ..."This touching story is an emotional rollercoaster." -Book Review"Emotionally charged, this is a story that raises powerful issues in a deeply personal and insightful manner." -Irish Examiner
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781402214066
Paperback / softback
(198mm x 132mm x 20mm)
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nuala Gardner
All Because of Henry, Paperback (October 2013)
Picks up the lead from the international bestseller, A Friend Like Henry, which traced the childhood journey of Dale, the Gardner family and, of course, their amazing golden retriever Henry, who has finally helped Dale to communicate with the world. In this book, we meet with Dale's again, aged seventeen, to find out where his story goes next.
Friend Like Henry, Paperback (February 2008)» View all books by Nuala Gardner
From the publishers of the bestselling BORN ON A BLUE DAY and MARLEY AND ME: the moving and bestselling story of how a devoted family dog helped free a little boy from the prison of his autism.
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