The Donkey of Gallipoli

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The Donkey of Gallipoli
Written by Mark Greenwood
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763639133
ISBN-13: 9780763639136
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The Donkey of Gallipoli
A True Story of Courage in World War I

author: Mark Greenwood
illustrator: Frané Lessac

When Jack Simpson was a boy in England, he loved leading donkeys along the beach for a penny a ride. So when he enlists as a stretcher bearer in World War I, his gentle way with those animals soon leads him to his calling. Braving bullets and bombs on the battlefields of Gallipoli, Jack brings a donkey to the aid of 300 Allied soldiers — earning both man and donkey a beloved spot in legend. This engaging nonfiction tale includes a map and brief bios of key characters.
Back matter includes further information.

Two unlikely heroes rescue hundreds of men wounded in war in a poignant picture book based on a true tale of World War I.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$17.99 / $24.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763639133 /  9780763639136
on sale date:
05/2008
type/format:
Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Hardback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 8 1/4" x 11"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
 
subjects:
Biography & Autobiography; History; Animals; People & Places;
author’s comments:
Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac are a husband-and-wife team living in Australia. Mark Greenwood is an award-winning children’s author. Frané Lessac, the author-illustrator of Island Counting 1 2 3, has illustrated numerous award-winning books.
 
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