Books » Age » 0-3 years
By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Cooper, Jenny
"This is the story of Bobby the littlest hero in a very big war. Bobby is a tiny canary. His best friend is Jack, a soldier in one of the tunnelling companies of the Royal Engineers. Together they go deep into the tunnels under no-mans-land. Jacks job is to dig, while Bobbys job ...is to warn the men to get out quickly when theres dangerous gas. Bobbys warnings save the tunnellers lives again and again. But Jack worries that its a hard life for a little bird. Will Bobby ever be free to fly again?"--Publisher information.Read more
Add to Basket
"Le Quesnoy (pronounced Leck con wah) is a town in northern France. It is surrounded by high walls and deep trenches. In World War 1 it was occupied by the German army for four long years. In November 1918 the town was liberated by soldiers from far-away New Zealand. Because thes...e men used a bit of kiwi ingenuity they were able to take the town back without a single civilian life being lost. This has become one of the most famous stories in New Zealand military history and the relationship between Le Quesnoy and New Zealand continues to this day. This book tells the story of Le Quesnoy liberation through the eyes of a child living in the town at the time"--Publisher information. Suggested level: junior, primary.Read more
Subscribe now to be the first to hear about specials and upcoming releases.
Copyright © 2020 Wheelers Books
· All rights reserved