The Incredible Adventures of Gaston le Dog

The Incredible Adventures of Gaston le Dog
Genre : Children's / YA
Published : 2 Nov 2023 - Walker
A funny and fantastical adventure from former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen and award-winning illustrator Viviane Schwarz.

Gaston le Dog longs to return to the beautiful beach he remembers from years ago. So he sets off on an adventure – but mystery and danger lurk at every turn, and Gaston will need all the help he can get from the friends he meets along the way. But can they all be trusted? And will Gaston’s odyssey bring him everything he hoped for? This playful new tale from national treasure Michael Rosen sprinkles myth, magic and fairy tale to create a brilliant story, illustrated by award-winning artist Viviane Schwarz, perfect for fans of the Grimwood series.


When Rosen was suffering with Covid-19, one of his objectives was to get better and finish this story, which was based on tales he would tell his son on holiday. the result, a hero's journey packed full of adventure and charm, is a triumph.

The Bookseller

Former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen has struck gold again with this charming short novel — perfect for young readers aged seven to nine.

Belfast Telegraph