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The red poppy / written by David Hill ; illustrated by Fifi Colston

By: Hill, David, 1942- [author.].
Contributor(s): Colston, Fifi, 1960- [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2012Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781775430704 ; 9781869439989.Subject(s): Compassion -- Children's picture books | World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front -- Children's picture books | Soldiers -- Children's picture books | Dogs -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: Jim, a soldier on the Western Front in World War 1, is wounded while charging through No Man's Land. He stumbles into a shell crater for shelter and finds a badly wounded German soldier. The two men try to help each other, but it's Nipper, the messenger dog, whose gallantry gives them a chance for survival. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Picture Books Stratford
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Children's Picture Books H (Browse shelf) 1 Checked out 16/05/2019 A00663772
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Young soldier Jim McLeod waits in the trenches of World War I for the order to attack the enemy. With him are his friends, and Nipper, the messenger dog. When they charge across no-man's-land, Jim is shot . . . and finds himself face to face with an enemy soldier.

Picture story book for children.

Accompanied by a CD with an original song: Little red poppy / words and music by Rob Kennedy.

Pbk. due to be published March 2013.

Jim, a soldier on the Western Front in World War 1, is wounded while charging through No Man's Land. He stumbles into a shell crater for shelter and finds a badly wounded German soldier. The two men try to help each other, but it's Nipper, the messenger dog, whose gallantry gives them a chance for survival. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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