My Dog Socks Robyn Osborne

My Dog Socks

by Robyn Osborne and Sadami Konchi

Join Socks in his secret world, where imagination rules and the everyday becomes extraordinary. While most people think Socks is just an ordinary dog, through a child’s eyes he becomes an enchanted character of many disguises – a chameleon who changes with his environment. One day he’s a contented cow rolling in grass, the next a sleek seal basking on rocks, or even a terrible tiger, sprinting from hunters and searching for prey. 


Regardless of his many guises however, Socks offers a dog’s unconditional love and loyalty, for ‘when he is by my side, he is my best friend’.

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ISBN: 9781925272826 (hardcover)

9781925272833 (paperback) 

Publication date: October 2017 (hardcover)

March 2018 (paperback)

Extent: 32 pages    

Format: Hardcover and paperpack

Price: AUD$24.95 (hardcover)

AUD$16.95 (paperback)

Category: Fiction

Age guide: 3 – 8 year-olds+ 

Also by Robyn Osborne

  • D.O.G.
  • Dog Logic
  • Midget Bones' Diary

Also by Sadami Konchi

  • Moon
  • Quotable Winston Churchill
  • 30 Women Speak Out

About the Author

Robyn Osborne is a Queensland author, teacher and animal fanatic based on the Fraser Coast. Going Camping is on the Qld Premier's Reading Challenge book list.

Robyn has won a number of writing awards and been published in national journals, newspapers and magazines. In 2011, she was one of only eight participants chosen nationally to attend the prestigious Allen & Unwin/Qld Writers Centre mentorship in Brisbane. Robyn shares her home with an elderly canine and a not so ancient husband.


About the Illustrator

Sadami Konchi is an enthusiastic children’s picture book illustrator, award-winning portraitist and event/conference sketcher. One of her greatest strengths is drawing/painting empathetic lively portraits. The BA from Sydney University in linguistics and sociology gives her deep text analyses and good research skills to illustrate a story. Sadami has been one of the highly commended artists in the Arts Access Australia Art prize and a Doug Moran semi-finalist. 


Download Teacher's Notes for My Dog Socks (pdf).

Robyn Osborne


 Sadami Konchi My Dog Socks