A Soldier, a Dog and a Boy

A Soldier a Dog and a Boy A young soldier far away from home a boy orphaned by war and the stray dog that brings them together A powerful story of the Somme from one of Australia s most acclaimed children s authors
  • Title: A Soldier, a Dog and a Boy
  • Author: Libby Hathorn Phil Lesnie
  • ISBN: 9780734416377
  • Page: 223
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Soldier, a Dog and a Boy
    A young soldier far away from home, a boy orphaned by war, and the stray dog that brings them together.A powerful story of the Somme from one of Australia s most acclaimed children s authors.
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    About " Libby Hathorn Phil Lesnie "

  • Libby Hathorn Phil Lesnie

    Libby Hathorn is an Australian writer who produces poetry, picture books, drama, novels, short stories, and nonfiction for children, young adults, and adults Best known in the United States for her critically acclaimed novel Thunderwith, Hathorn has created works ranging from serious stories of troubled youth to lighthearted, fast paced comedies She writes of powerful female characters in her novels for junior readers, such as the protagonists in All about Anna and The Extraordinary Magics of Emma McDade or of lonely, misunderstood teenagers in novels such as Feral Kid, Love Me Tender, and Valley under the Rock As Maurice Saxby noted in St James Guide to Children s Writers, In her novels for teenagers especially, Hathorn exposes, with compassion, sensitivity, and poetry the universal and ongoing struggle of humanity to heal hurts, establish meaningful relationships, and to learn to accept one s self and ultimately those who have wronged us.

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  • Best selling Australian children s author Libby Hathorn has teamed up with illustrator Phil Lesnie to produce a one of a kind, beautiful and moving picture book dealing with the ANZACS and the war conditions Inspired by a photo of a returned Australian Solider who was had successfully smuggled a dog back from war, it offers a unique and honest depiction of the Australian war effort.A Solider, A Dog and A Boy is a story that appeals to all ages Set at Flanders on the poppy fields, it s an image t [...]


  • From WWI, the Somme A powerful message about a soldier, a dog, and a little orphaned French boy Based on a true story, which makes the impact even greater Gorgeous illustrations.


  • Look, who doesn t love a good cry at a picture book I am usually so worried when there s a serious style picture book with dogs because it s always going to make me sad and this was no exception, but it was also so beautiful.Hathorn tells the story about the ANZACs and war without being too detailed for younger audiences She mentions the ruined towns and orphaned children, but the words are so lyrical and so lovely that it s almost like a dream reading them The story follows a soldier who finds [...]


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