When Piper was a little puppy his mother used to say to him, Always obey your master. Always look both ways before you cross the street. And always help anyone in danger.Piper is a gentle dog, courageous and anxious to please. He does his best to follow his mother's advice, but when his grim new master treats Piper badly, he is terrified and runs away. Will Piper's humble, quiet courage be better appreciated in the big city? This story, written and illustrated by award-winning author and illustrator Emma Chichester Clark, will inspire young readers to stand up for their beliefs. And the loveable Piper is sure to capture their hearts.