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Simpson and his donkey / Mark Greenwood ; Frané Lessac.

By: Greenwood, Mark.
Contributor(s): Lessac, Frané.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Newtown, N.S.W. : Walker Books, 2008Description: [32] p. : col. ill., map ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781921150180 (hbk.).Subject(s): Kirkpatrick, John Simpson, 1892-1915 -- Juvenile literature | Australia. Army. Field Ambulance, 3rd -- Juvenile literature | World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Juvenile literature | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 3-4DDC classification: 940.426092 Summary: An account (narrative non fiction) of the story of John Kilpatrick Simpson and how he and his donkey, Duffy, rescued over 300 men during the campaign at Gallipoli. The text includes a brief biography of the man, details of his work at Gallipoli and also the little known story of how, without realising, he rescued his childhood friend from South Shields, Billy Lowes. The text also includes fact files on Simpson and Billy Lowes, maps, and additional historical background information such as how Duffy received a VC etc.
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An account (narrative non fiction) of the story of John Kilpatrick Simpson and how he and his donkey, Duffy, rescued over 300 men during the campaign at Gallipoli. The text includes a brief biography of the man, details of his work at Gallipoli and also the little known story of how, without realising, he rescued his childhood friend from South Shields, Billy Lowes. The text also includes fact files on Simpson and Billy Lowes, maps, and additional historical background information such as how Duffy received a VC etc.

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