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Jet the rescue dog : and other extraordinary stories of animals in wartime

Author: David Long; Peter Bailey
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As mascots, messengers, rat-catchers and even spies, animals have long marched into war alongside servicemen and women. Dogs, horses, cats (even birds, camels and elephants) have saved thousands of lives through instinct, intelligence, courage and devotion. Like Jet, a dog who searched through ruins during the Blitz bombings to find survivors, or Sergeant Stubby, a dog who caught a spy. Or the pigeons who braved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Animal stories
Short stories
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Long; Peter Bailey
ISBN: 9780571304936 0571304931
OCLC Number: 923206083
Notes: Originally published: London: Faber & Faber, 2014.
Target Audience: 8+.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: David Long ; illustrated by Peter Bailey.

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As mascots, messengers, rat-catchers and even spies, animals have long marched into war alongside servicemen and women. Like Jet, a dog who searched through ruins during the Blitz bombings to find  Read more...

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'Tales that remind us that not all heroes are human' - Daily Mail 'Works well to introduce children to variety of conflicts and battles that have taken place throughout the world between 1914 and Read more...

 
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