The Victory Dogs is the incredible story of two puppies who become heroes of the blitz. A heartwarming story for 9+ readers who are fans of Michael Morpurgo's War Horse and Lauren St John.
BARK and HOWL are two puppies, born on the London underground SHEBA is an elderly one-eared cat When the Blitz begins, how will they survive? It's the start of the Second World War and Bark and Howl are lost in the dark maze of tunnels under London. With Sheba's help, they learn how to survive. But when the bombs begin to fall, the puppies become separated.
As the attacks continue, Bark and Howl are frightened, but they know the tunnels so well - they're the only ones who can lead hundreds of trapped people out of danger.
Will Bark and Howl find each other - and be victorious in leading Londoners to safety? '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 www.meganrix.com
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/04/2013
- Category: Animal stories
- ISBN: 9780141342733