I Am Rebel

By Ross Montgomery

A heart-warming MG adventure about the unbreakable bond between a dog and his human from a beloved and twice Costa-shortlisted author.

“One of our finest children’s writers.” Phil Earle “I’m Tom’s dog, and he’s my human. We belong to each other.” Rebel is a good dog, and he loves his simple, perfect life on the farm with his owner Tom – until one day the war comes too close… Now Tom is determined to join the rebellion to defeat the king’s men. But Rebel knows war is dangerous, and he will stop at nothing to save the human he loves. Rebel must bring Tom home before it’s too late.

Categories: Fiction

For readers aged: 9+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781529502909
  • Published: 06 Jun 2024
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 304

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Customer reviews


'A beautiful, heartfelt adventure.' Sophie Anderson

'A fantastic quest novel that sits between Charlotte’s Web and War Horse. Rebel’s voice is true and clear: he is the best of dogs and this is the best of books.' Phil Earle

'An instant classic. Outstanding writing and a richly adventurous story – Montgomery has reached a whole new level.' Katya Balen

'A beautifully crafted and heartwarming story. The animal voices were so funny and the wider message about courage, belonging and delighting in small nothings was just gorgeous. A little marvel of a story.' Abi Elphinstone

'A terrific tail! A tail-thumping, tongue-lolling treat full of adventure, humour and heart.' Ross Welford

'I Am Rebel both broke my heart and made it sing. This book is as close to perfect as it’s possible to get.' Natasha Farrant

'The goodest story about the goodest boy. I love Rebel like my own dog.' Carlie Sorosiak

'Heartstopping animal adventure. A new canine hero is born.' Piers Torday

'An instant animal classic. Thrilling, original, funny and deeply moving.' Lauren St John

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