Rob Laidlaw

Rob Laidlaw

Rob Laidlaw has devoted his life to protecting animals and empowering others to do the same. He is the founder of several animal protection organizations, including Zoocheck, and an author of many children’s books about animal welfare and activism. No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs won the OLA Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award and the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Award; its companion book, Cat Champions: Caring for our Feline Friends, was nominated for the same awards. Rob lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Books By Rob Laidlaw

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Bat Citizens

An innovative full-colour work about bats' biology, habits, and history, and the bat conservation efforts of young people around the world

By Rob Laidlaw

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Cat Champions

Meet young "Cat Champions", kids who are helping domestic and feral cats by volunteering at shelters, fostering kittens, and raising awareness about cats who need help. Learn about the issues facing our feline friends, and be inspired to become a "Cat Champion" yourself.

By Rob Laidlaw

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Elephant Journey

An illustrated true account of three ailing elephants’ journey from a cold Canadian zoo to a sanctuary in California, where they were healed by the warmer climate and more suitable terrain. Includes photographs, index, and author’s note.

By Rob Laidlaw & Brian Deines

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No Shelter Here

The world of homeless, free ranging, mistreated and exploited dogs; the challenges they face, and the individuals who dedicate their lives to helping dogs. Enhanced with photos, informational sidebars, and inspiring news stories.

By Rob Laidlaw

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The Dog Patrol

In a full-color dog book unlike any other, acclaimed children’s nonfiction author Rob Laidlaw delves into the history and evolution of dogs as human companions, and empowers young readers to promote the health and happiness of dogs in their own lives and beyond.

By Rob Laidlaw

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