S&S takes shaggy dog tale to world

<p>Simon &amp; Schuster has bought world rights to a pet memoir about Giant George, a 245lb (111kg) Great Dane who is the world&#39;s biggest dog. </p><p>Kerri Sharp, senior commissioning editor for non-fiction, bought world rights from Rob Dinsdale at Heather Holden Brown Agency for a healthy five-figure sum to G<em>iant George: Life with the Biggest Dog in the World</em> by Dave Nasser. </p><p>S&amp;S described the book as a &quot;hilarious, heartwarming memoir&quot;. It will be published in spring 2011.&nbsp;</p>