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Simpson and his donkey / Mark Greenwood ; Franeâ Lessac.

By: Greenwood, Mark [author.].
Contributor(s): Lessac, Frané [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Newtown, N.S.W. : Walker Books, 2008Description: 32 p. : col. ill., map ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781921150180.Subject(s): Kirkpatrick, John Simpson, 1892-1915 -- Children's picture books | Australia. Army. Medical Corps -- Biography -- Children's picture books | World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care -- Children's picture books | World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Children's picture books | World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Picture books for children.DDC classification: 940.426092 Summary: An account (narrative non fiction) of the story of John Kilpatrick Simpson and how he and his donkey, Duffy, rescued over 300 men during the campaign at Gallipoli. The text includes a brief biography of the man, details of his work at Gallipoli and also the little known story of how, without realising, he rescued his childhood friend from South Shields, Billy Lowes. The text also includes fact files on Simpson and Billy Lowes, maps, and additional historical background information such as how Duffy received a VC etc. Western Australian authors.
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Children's Picture Books GREE (Browse shelf) 1 Available I2073729
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A poignant account of the story of John Simpson Kirkpatrick and how he and his donkey, Duffy, rescued over 300 men during the campaign at Gallipoli. Backed by detailed research, the text includes a brief biography of the man, details of his work at Gallipoli and also the little known story of how, without realising, he rescued his childhood friend.

An account (narrative non fiction) of the story of John Kilpatrick Simpson and how he and his donkey, Duffy, rescued over 300 men during the campaign at Gallipoli. The text includes a brief biography of the man, details of his work at Gallipoli and also the little known story of how, without realising, he rescued his childhood friend from South Shields, Billy Lowes. The text also includes fact files on Simpson and Billy Lowes, maps, and additional historical background information such as how Duffy received a VC etc. Western Australian authors.

For primary school aged children.

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