Balto- The Dog Hero!


22 page board book that tells the fascinating true story of how a dog named Balto and his team of mushers and dogs saved the children of Nome, Alaska from a diphtheria epidemic in 1925.

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A board book written by Kyle Forbush & illustrated by Lisa Forbush.

In 1925 a diphtheria epidemic was spreading in Nome, Alaska. A train transported the needed medicine as far as it could but most of the journey had to be done by dogsled. Balto- The Dog Hero! is the rue story of how mushers ad their dogs braved the worst of conditions to get to Nome in time to save the children. It is told by Balto, the most famous of these dogs.