Heroes

Heroes Incredible True Stories of Courageous Animals

Illustrated edition

Paperback (04 Jul 2019) | English

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Synopsis

Thirty-three incredible stories of animal heroics from the team that brought you Blue Peter Award-winning SURVIVORS

For as long as there have been wars, animals have been out there saving lives. Courageous dogs, cats, birds, horses, and even a bear have shown courage and devotion, and this book tells you their extraordinary stories.

Includes the story of Jet the Alsatian who became a hero of the Blitz, pulling survivors from burning rubble, night after night. Gallipoli Murphy, the donkey who served as an ambulance. Simon, the cat who saved his crew. And many, many more.

These animals help us to remember that not all heroes are human.

Glorious full-colour double-page illustrations throughout.

Praise for the series:

'True-story fans will love this.' Inis Children's Books Ireland

'Full of incredible real-life stories . . . Ultimately an inspirational book, beautifully illustrated.' Angels and Urchins

'A great collection of harrowing, true survivor stories.' Kirkus

About the Publisher

Faber & Faber

Faber & Faber

Faber and Faber is one of the last of the great independent publishing houses in London. With the great depth of its backlist, featuring books by no fewer than twelve Nobel Laureates and six Booker Prize-winners, a thriving frontlist and ever-growing e-book list, and new ventures including the print-on-demand Faber Finds imprint, Faber Digital (publisher of the award-winning The Waste Land for iPad App), Faber Academy (the creative writing school), as well as Faber Factory Powered by Constellation, and Faber Factory Plus, the company continues to go from strength to strength.

Book information

ISBN: 9780571346295
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Pub date:
Edition: Illustrated edition
DEWEY: 355.424
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 15013
Number of pages: 180
Weight: 572g
Height: 242mm
Width: 195mm
Spine width: 15mm