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Bunny the Brave War Horse: Based on a True Story By Elizabeth Macleod

Bunny the Brave War Horse: Based on a True Story by Elizabeth Macleod

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Summary

Award-winning nonfiction author Elizabeth MacLeod brings a slice of World War I history to life in this poignant picture book. It is based on the true story of a police horse named Bunny and his riders, brothers Bud and Thomas Dundas sent to the European front as part of the 9th Battery Canadian Field Artillery.

Bunny the Brave War Horse: Based on a True Story Summary

Bunny the Brave War Horse: Based on a True Story by Elizabeth Macleod

Award-winning nonfiction author Elizabeth MacLeod brings a slice of World War I history to life in this poignant picture book. It is based on the true story of a police horse named Bunny and his riders, brothers Bud and Thomas Dundas sent to the European front as part of the 9th Battery Canadian Field Artillery. This quietly but powerfully told tale explores many of the actual on the ground hardships WWI soldiers endured, including a gas attack, wounded and killed comrades, exploding bombs and episodes of severe hunger. By focusing on the tender relationship between Bunny and the brothers and showing how he was able to provide comfort to the soldiers, the author makes the grim details easier for young readers to absorb. The somber palette employed by illustrator Marie Lafrance in her rich, distinctive and detailed artwork - all on two-page spreads - provides the appropriate level of seriousness.

Additional information

GOR010912735
9781771380249
1771380241
Bunny the Brave War Horse: Based on a True Story by Elizabeth Macleod
Used - Like New
Hardback
Kids Can Press
2015-05-01
32
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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