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Blitzcat by In this unusual blend of fact and fiction, British involvement in WW II is viewed through the eyes of a cat; in PW 's words, ``Each of these glimpses of men and women in wartime is as perfect as a pearl.'' Ages 12-up.
Call Number: STF F WES
Publication Date: 1990
Silver brumby kingdom by A further four Silver Brumby titles in one beautiful edition. Following on from the success of The Silver Brumby Centenary Edition, this bind-up contains the next four titles in the Silver Brumby series - Moon Filly, Silver Brumby Whirlwind, Son of the Whirlwind and Silver Brumby, Silver Dingo and continues the story of Thowra, the magnificent silver stallion, king of the brumbies. This beautiful edition will be treasured by the many fans of The Silver Brumby series, who will delight in these four titles being published together.
Call Number: STF F MIT
Publication Date: 2013
Elephant Gold by For half a lifetime the poacher and the elephant have been enemies. Since the shattering day when the man massacred the young animal's herd - and paid in his won blood...
Call Number: STF F CAM
Publication Date: 1997
A horse called hero by It is 1940. As the Second World War escalates and London becomes a target for German bombs, Dodo and her horse-mad little brother Wolfie are evacuated to the country, away from everything they know. After weeks of homesick loneliness, they come across an orphaned foal. They name the horse Hero for surviving against the odds and together they raise him, train him, and learn to ride. Their days are suddenly full of life and excitement again, but the shadow of war looms over their peaceful existence, and soon Hero must live up to his name . . .
Call Number: F ANG
Publication Date: 2013
The Zookeeper's War by In Berlin, who can you trust? A story of passion and sacrifice in a city battered by war ... It is 1943 and each night in a bomb shelter beneath the Berlin Zoo an Australian woman, Vera, shelters with her German husband, Axel, the zoo′s director. Together, they struggle to look after the animals through the air raids and food shortages. When the zoo′s staff is drafted into the army, forced labourers are sent in as replacements. At first, Vera finds the idea abhorrent, but gradually she realises that the new workers are the zoo′s only hope, and forms an unlikely bond with one of them. This is a city where a foreign accent is a constant source of suspicion, where busybodies report the names of neighbours′ dinner guests to the Gestapo. As tensions mount in the closing days of the war, nothing, and no one, it seems, can be trusted. The Zookeeper′s War is a powerful novel of a marriage, and...
Call Number: ePub - Overdrive
Publication Date: 2002-01-01
Everything for a dog by In parallel stories, Bone, an orphaned dog, finds and loses a series of homes, Molly, a family pet, helps Charlie through the grief and other after-effects of his brother's death, and lonely Henry pleads for a dog of his own.
Call Number: F MAR
Publication Date: 2011
Caesar the war dog by At the kennel Caesar, the chocolate labrador, doesn't look special, but Corporal Ben Fulton sees something different and recognised the potential of an intelligent dog whose curiosity will make him an excellent sniffer dog in the Australian Army. On operations in Afghanistan Caesar becomes separated from his master, who is wounded and evacuated to hospital. From their home in Australia Ben and his family search for clues of Caesar's whereabouts. It will be a long road home for Caesar, facing the bitter Afghanistan winter and possible capture by the Taliban, but for this brave and loyal dog, anything is possible.
Call Number: STF F DAN
Publication Date: 2012
Sky wolves by When Sam's aunt rescues a lost dog, Sam knows that something incredible is going to happen. Jenny the Jack Russell may be a stray, but she is no ordinary dog. Jenny is more special than Sam could ever imagine...
But Jenny is in danger, and now Sam, Jenny and a gang of fellow runaways face an extraordinary journey. the sky wolves are on their trail , and they won't stop until the rest of the world is destroyed.
Call Number: STF F MIC
Publication Date: 2008