Dion Leonard and Gobi have been invited to 'The Master of Influence Speakers Series' at the Merchants Company of Edinburgh on the 21st February 2018. This will coincide with the UK Paperback release of Finding Gobi and a book signing will follow. Proceeds to Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home. Tickets available at http://www.mcoe.org.uk/product/the-master-of-influence-speakers-series/
Finding Gobi - Year in Review
30th December 2017
It's been an incredible year for Dion Leonard and Gobi who have travelled the globe and had a year full of adventures together. Here's a snapshot of the best of 2017: https://tinyurl.com/FG-Year-in-Review
Finding Gobi Young Readers NYC 'Big Book Award'
21st November 2017
The first annual New York City Big Book Awards for independent authors and publishers as well as big and small presses has been announced. Finding Gobi 'Young Readers Edition' won the 'NYC Big Book Award'. The award highlight the audience that these books were made for and celebrates the printed book. Books are judged on presentation, editorial quality, and audience appeal. There are over 100 categories ranging from fiction and non-fiction and children to adult. nycbigbookaward.com/2017winners
Finding Gobi in South Africa
9th November 2017
Dion Leonard was in South Africa for the launch of the International Bestseller; Finding Gobi and he spoke to the Expresso Breakfast Show in Cape Town: https://tinyurl.com/FG-ExpressoTV
Finding Gobi will be published where it all began, China. The International Bestseller by Dion Leonard will be published in simplified and traditional Chinese language in early 2018 which coincides with 'Year of the Dog':
Jeff McArthur from The Morning Show, Global News Canada spoke with Dion Leonard and Gobi recently about Finding Gobi, the International Bestselling book that is number 2 on the Non Fiction Bestsellers List in Canada. Watch for Gobi's cuteness overload on her own chair during the interview.
Dion and Gobi caught up with Jenna Bush from the NBC Today Show in New York's Central Park and spoke about the release of their book Finding Gobi, the heartwarming, inspirational and true story of 2016 that has taken the world by storm.
Dion and Gobi Co- Host 'Refresh'
30th June 2017
Dion and Gobi visited the Little Things online television channel and co-hosted the show 'Refresh' with presenter Cassie Morris. Here's part of the show discussing all things Finding Gobi.
The dog that ran 155 miles to find a home
29th June 2017
Dion Leonard recalls meeting Gobi and the journey and connection they formed in the Chinese Gobi Desert and the new book release Finding Gobi: https://tinyurl.com/dog-time-com
Dion and Gobi on Bold Global Media TV
28th June 2017
Dion Leonard and Gobi joined Carrie Sheffield and Clay Aiken on the set of Bold TV with Adam Sparrow from Bookstr.com
CNN en Espanol interviews Dion and Gobi
28th June 2017
El marotonista inglés Dion Leonard encontró a una perrita callejera que lo acompañó a recorrer el desierto de Gobi en China. Leonard no pudo regresar con ella a Gran Bretaña por lo que decidió dejarla al cuidado de unos amigos. 'Gobi' se perdió por 10 días en China hasta que Leonard llegó para buscarla.Source: CNN
Love story of dog and Australian runner in Gobi Desert captures hearts
Leanne Italie interviews Dion Leonard and Gobi the Dog about a rugged race in China, the recently released book Finding Gobi and the upcoming movie production. Originally posted: https://tinyurl.com/ybm5xw8h
'The Current' interviews Gobi
22nd June 2017
Anna Maria Tremonti from Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC Radio) program 'The Current' interviews Gobi the Dog and Dion Leonard on their remarkable true story; Finding Gobi https://tinyurl.com/the-current-cbc
Scruffy Little Dog Named Gobi Scores Book, Movie Deals
21st June 2017
New York Times interviews Dion Leonard and Gobi the Dog on their incredible 12 months since meeting each other in the Gobi Desert: https://tinyurl.com/y7ynnevs
Dion and Gobi on 'The Social'
21st June 2017
CTV and 'The Social' ladies had Dion Leonard and Gobi the Dog on the couch to discuss Finding Gobi and their incredible true story of love and hope.
Hello, Gobi: How a stray dog ran an ultramarathon with me (and stole my heart).
Finding Gobi the incredible true story of Dion Leonard and Gobi the Dog after its first week of release has rocketed into the Sunday Times Bestseller list.
8th June 2017
Dion Leonard and Gobi the Dog officially launched their book/s Finding Gobi in Edinburgh last night with over 100 attendees coming to meet the pair. Guests traveled as far away as Australia, Spain and Holland to get a Gobi pawtograph on their books.
Live at Five -STV
6th June 2017
Dion and Lucja Leonard with Gobi the Dog on 'Live at Five' for their first television interview as a family, discussing the book release Finding Gobi and the upcoming movie.
How many tricks can Gobi the Dog perform?
5th June 2017
Dion Leonard showed the CBBC Blue Peter children's television program show how many doggie tricks Gobi can perform.
Finding Gobi in 'The Sun'
2nd June 2017
Dion Leonard spoke about the lengths and sacrifices made to bring Gobi home and the upcoming book launch from it and the movie deal with Hollywood. https://tinyurl.com/ybb7fve6
Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford spoke to Dion Leonard and Gobi the dog about their incredible story covering newly 5000 miles from the Chinese Gobi Desert to Edinburgh UK https://youtu.be/zyJIdCEkRfs.
Lonely Planet on 'Finding Gobi' in the Chinese Desert
28th May 2017
Lonely Planet news features a story on Dion Leonard and Gobi the Dog and their 77 mile journey together across the Gobi Desert.
Discover the untold story of a man and a stray dog that captured hearts around the world. Read the rollercoaster ride of the story you haven't heard yet which changed both Dion and Gobi's lives forever. Preorder it now here
Finding Gobi by Dion Leonard has received an excellent review from U.S trade book review magazine Publishers Weekly.
PW: "Leonard and Gobi's story represents the power of people working together and the profound depth of feeling possible between a man and his dog".
Finding Gobi on the Eric Zane Show
20th April 2017
Dion Leonard speaks to Eric Zane show about all things Finding Gobi - The book, the film and what Gobi does to get herself in trouble!
'Edinburgh Easter Pupdate'
16th April 2017
It's been 3 months since Dion Leonard and Gobi arrived in the UK - Catch the latest 'pupdate' to hear how Gobi's settling into UK life, Finding Gobi book launch and Dion and Gobi's future plans.
Gobi the Dog ESPN 'National Puppy Day' Feature
March 23rd 2017
Dion Leonard talks to ESPN about the bond he formed with Gobi during a 155 mile race across the Gobi desert and the journey that began to bring her home.
20th Century Fox to make Finding Gobi Movie
15th March 2017
Finding Gobi is to be made into a movie for the big screen. Not just a dog story Finding Gobi is the perfect combination of adventure, mystery, love and discovery of self that makes us all appreciate the Gobi's in our lives.
Dion and Gobi at
2017 London Book Fair
14th March 2017
Dion Leonard spoke to London Book Fair TV on the opening day of the show to discuss the upcoming book release of Finding Gobi -The amazing true story of their incredible journey which began in the middle of the Gobi desert during a 155 mile race which Gobi a stray dog joined him in.
Gobi the Dog learns English
23rd February 2017
Dion Leonard and a Chinese translator had some fun teaching Gobi the dog English lessons after her arrival in the UK.
8th February 2017
Finding Gobi released globally from the 1st June. The amazing true story of Dion and Gobi's incredible journey which began in the middle of the Gobi desert during a 155 mile race which Gobi a stray dog joined Dion in.
Dion and Gobi on Good Morning Britain
9th January 2017
After arriving back in the UK Dion and Gobi the dog's first TV interview was with ITV's GMB with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid.
Dion with Phil Williams BBC 5 Live
4th January 2017
Dion speaks with Phil Williams about everything Gobi the Dog and their remarkable journey from Beijing to UK.