Heroes: Incredible true stories of courageous animals

Author:   David Long ,  Kerry Hyndman
Publisher:   Faber & Faber
Edition:   Main
ISBN:  

9780571346295


Pages:   192
Publication Date:   04 July 2019
Format:   Paperback
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For as long as there have been wars, animals have been out there saving lives. Courageous dogs, cats, birds, horses, and even a bear have shown courage and devotion, and this book tells you their extraordinary stories. Includes the story of Jet the Alsatian who became a hero of the Blitz, pulling survivors from burning rubble, night after night. Gallipoli Murphy, the donkey who served as an ambulance. Simon, the cat who saved his crew. And many, many more. These animals help us to remember that not all heroes are human. Glorious full-colour double-page illustrations throughout.

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Author:   David Long ,  Kerry Hyndman
Publisher:   Faber & Faber
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Width: 19.00cm , Height: 1.60cm , Length: 24.50cm
Weight:   0.570kg
ISBN:  

9780571346295


ISBN 10:   0571346294
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   04 July 2019
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Writer and historian David Long is the author of the acclaimed Animals' VC: For Gallantry and Devotion and more than twenty other non-fiction books on a wide range of historical subjects. Jet the Rescue Dog, the first of several titles for younger readers, was published by Faber in 2014. He lives in Suffolk and has two teenage sons. Kerry Hyndman is a London based illustrator and map maker with a wide range of editorial, advertising and publishing clients. In her spare time she likes to snowboard, climb, hit things with rackets and cycle around.

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