Grover Finds a Home by Claire Garth, Johannes Leak | Black Inc.

Grover Finds a Home: Grover McBane Rescue Dog: Book One

Awards for Grover Finds a Home

  • Shortlisted, 2017 Readings Children’s Book Prize

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About the author

Claire Garth

Claire Garth is a former primary school teacher who adopted the real Grover after starting as a manager at Sydney Dogs and Cats Home.  Grover McBane, Rescue Dog is Claire’s first children’s series. Following the books, Claire and …

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Johannes Leak

Johannes Leak is an illustrator and commercial artist who specializes in cartooning, magazine illustration, music album artwork and storyboards. He lives and works on the NSW Central Coast where he can also be spotted surfing and walking his dog, Calvin.

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Teachers' Resources


Animal welfare; Responsible pet ownership; Animal abandonment; Empathy for animals

Reading age

6-9 years


Grover's story is a lesson in courage, resilience, and the beauty that lies in a second chance.


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