Mirror Books has acquired true story The Miraculous Life of Maggie the Wunderdog, written by Maggie's rescuer Kasey Carlin.
Ajda Vucicevic acquired world rights from Ben Clark at The Soho Agency. Publication is scheduled for late summer 2020.
Maggie was shot 18 times and subjected to cruelty and tortured before being rescued from Lebanon and brought to live in England by Carlin.
The book follows and documents the harsh surgeries and weeks of recovery that Maggie endured, as well as capturing the dog's enormous zest for life. Maggie, now healthy, is somewhat of an Instagram star. She has over 400,000 followers.
Kasey said: "I can’t believe that over a year ago I adopted a little blind dog that no one wanted and now Maggie’s face is going to be on the cover of a book. She inspires so many and I’m so happy that her tragic start is going to be out in the world for everyone to read and hopefully inspire thousands more. She has so much to teach and we should all try to be a bit more Maggie."
Vucicevic added: "This is a remarkable story of one very brave dog and a kind owner who would not give up at any cost. It’s a story of unconditional love, never giving up and spreading as much joy as possible. It’s a must for all animal lovers."
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