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Bobby, the littlest war hero / Glyn Harper.

By: Harper, Glyn, 1958- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland : Penguin Group (NZ) , 2018Description: 1 volume unnumbered : colour illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780143771876; 0143771876.Subject(s): Soldiers -- Children's picture books | World War, 1914-1918 -- Children's picture books | Canaries -- Children's picture books | Human-animal relationships -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Picture books for children. | Children's stories, New Zealand.Summary: 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-man's-land. Jack's job is to dig, while Bobby's job is to warn the men to get out quickly when there's dangerous gas. Bobby's warnings save the tunnellers' lives again and again.But Jack worries that it's a hard life for a little bird. Will Bobby ever be free to fly again?Glyn Harper and Jenny Cooper are the award-winning creators of bestselling picture books about the First World War- Le Quesnoy, Jim's Letters, Roly, the Anzac Donkey and Gladys Goes to War.
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Children's Picture Books H (Browse shelf) Available I2175790
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This is the story of Bobby - the littlest hero in a very big war.<br> <br> 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-man's-land. Jack's job is to dig, while Bobby's job is to warn the men to get out quickly when there's dangerous gas. Bobby's warnings save the tunnellers' lives again and again.<br> <br> But Jack worries that it's a hard life for a little bird. Will Bobby ever be free to fly again?<br> <br> Glyn Harper and Jenny Cooper are the award-winning creators of bestselling picture books about the First World War- Le Quesnoy, Jim's Letters , Roly, the Anzac Donkey and Gladys Goes to War .

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-man's-land. Jack's job is to dig, while Bobby's job is to warn the men to get out quickly when there's dangerous gas. Bobby's warnings save the tunnellers' lives again and again.But Jack worries that it's a hard life for a little bird. Will Bobby ever be free to fly again?Glyn Harper and Jenny Cooper are the award-winning creators of bestselling picture books about the First World War- Le Quesnoy, Jim's Letters, Roly, the Anzac Donkey and Gladys Goes to War.

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