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

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

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Awards for Grover Finds a Home

  • Shortlisted, 2017 Readings Children’s Book Prize

About the author

Claire Garth

Claire Garth is a former primary school teacher. She now works as the General Manager at the Sydney Dogs and Cats Home. Claire adopted the real Grover in 2013 and she and Grover work to raise awareness about animal rescue.

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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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