Lassie Come-Home Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

Eric Knight
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Since its original publication, Lassie ComeHome has been anthologized in numerous collections of dog stories and issued in a variety of abridgments, adaptations, and English and foreign editions, some of which incorporate changes in the text the author had planned prior to his death. The Saturday Evening Post reprinted the original magazine story in March 1989. Rosemary Wells created a picture book retelling of the story, illustrated by Susan Jeffers, which includes a map of Great Britain showing Lassie's journey. Literary critic Leonard S. Marcus of Parenting magazine named Wells's adaptation as one of the best children's books in 1995, and Publishers Weekly praised that book too. Wells produced a chapter book edition in 2000. Audio versions of Lassie include a reading by David McCallum for Caedmon Records in 1973 and Sheila Black's recording for Highbridge Company in 1994.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Lassie Come-Home from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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