The Bomber Dog is a gripping and heartwarming story for 9+ readers about a brave puppy who joins the paratroopers during the Second World War and becomes a heroic war dog.
Perfect for fans of Michael Morpurgo's War Horse and Lauren St John.
Grey is just a puppy when he arrives at the War Dog Training school.
Nathan, his trainer, is a brave young soldier. Wolf is a war dog who's seen it all. Grey and Nathan soon become inseparable. Until the day a parachute jump goes tragically wrong...As the Second World War rages, Grey faces his most important mission yet: to find his best friend.
With Wolf at his side, he must journey across France and behind enemy lines.
His path is fraught with danger. Can he reach Nathan before it's too late? Praise for Megan Rix: "If you love Michael Morpurgo, you will enjoy this". (Express). "A moving tale told with warmth, kindliness and lashings of good sense that lovers of Dick King-Smith will especially appreciate". (The Times). "Every now and then a writer comes along with a unique way of storytelling...Meet Megan Rix ...her novels are deeply moving and will strike a chord with animal lovers". (LoveReading). About the author: Megan Rix lives in England with her husband, and their adorable dogs, Traffy and Bella.
Also available by Megan Rix: The Great Escape, The Victory Dogs.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/08/2013
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780141347899