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The donkey man / Glyn Harper ; illustrated by Bruce Potter.

By: Harper, Glyn, 1958- [author.].
Contributor(s): Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 2004Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1869486730 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Soldiers -- Children's picture books | Anzac Day -- Children's picture books | World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Children's picture books | Donkeys -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: Story of Roly, the donkey who became New Zealander Richard Henderson's donkey during the First World War campaign at Gallipoli. Together they collected wounded soldiers from the battlefield and transferred them to Anzac Cove to board hospital ships. Suggested level: primary.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Picture Books Hāwera LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Picture Books HARP (Browse shelf) Available I2038147
Junior Fiction Stratford
Children's
Children's Fiction HAR (Browse shelf) 1 Available A00507087
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Donkey men - medical corps soldiers who used donkeys to carry the injured from the battlefields - played an important role in World War I. Based on the life heroics of New Zealand soldier Richard Henderson and his partner Rolly the donkey, this title shows the war from Rolly's point of view as he carries the wounded and sick away from the front.

Picture story book for children.

Story of Roly, the donkey who became New Zealander Richard Henderson's donkey during the First World War campaign at Gallipoli. Together they collected wounded soldiers from the battlefield and transferred them to Anzac Cove to board hospital ships. Suggested level: primary.

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