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Our Incredible Dogs

Our Incredible Dogs (Paperback)

By Werry, Phillipa

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Dogs have played a central role in the lives of New Zealanders, from working farm dogs, to police dogs, loyal companions, mascots, little heroes and fictional dogs that have become part of our culture. In this book we look at the dogs that have been memorialised in public statu...es that have become community icons. Travelling the country we trace the statues and the stories behind them to show how dogs trace our history and reflect our culture. A fun and informative way to learn more about our history and the role played by man's best friend. Featuring statues of dogs such as George the Jack Russell who saved children from an attack by two pit bulls, legendary cattle rustler James Mackenzie and his dog famous Friday, the father of Wellington John Plimmer and his dog Fritz, Sue the collie sheepdog at Taieri recognising the work of farm dogs in the area, "The dogs from Hairy Maclary" and The Dog from Footroot Flats.
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ISBN 9781869665395
Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781869665395
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Published 1 Mar 2020
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Werry, Phillipa
Category NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 265mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience