A Soldier's Friend by Megan Rix
  

A Soldier's Friend

Written by Megan Rix

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Megan Rix adds a new title to her much-loved stories about the bravery of animals in extreme situations. Set in the First World War, this tells the story of a very special friendship between a dog and a cat. Sammy is a rescue puppy and Mouser is a fearsomely brave grey tabby cat. Like other animals at the time, the two are sent out from England to the trenches where they are in the front line of the action. Together, and making more friends wherever they go, Sammy and Mouser endure the hardship of the constant gun fire. How the two survive is an exciting and touching story.

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A Soldier's Friend by Megan Rix

Sammy is a football crazy rescue puppy. Mouser is a fearless grey tabby. Together they make an unlikely pair that won't be parted, not even by the First World War. As the war rages in Europe, Londoners are sending brave animals to help the soldiers - and Mouser and Sammy are soon on their way to the trenches. Boldly criss-crossing no-man's land they make new friends of every nationality - and reunite with old ones. But on the muddy front line, under fire and constantly in danger, will their friendship be enough to save them so they can return home together?

Megan has written a number of animal stories set during wartime -
The Bomber Dog

The Victory Dogs

The Great Escape

Here's what one of our Lovereading reviewers, Sam Harper, age 9 thought about The Bomber Dog...'a perfect mix of heart warming friendship and thrilling adventure..it has inspired me to learn more about the lives of military dogs during the war. I can't wait to read Megan Rix's other books'

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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

About the Author

Megan Rix

Megan Rix was born in London and lived in America, Singapore and New Zealand before marrying and moving to the East of England. When not writing she can be found walking by the river with her dogs, Traffy and Bella, who are usually in the river.

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Format

Paperback
272 pages

Author

Megan Rix
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Author's Website

www.meganrix.com/

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Publisher

Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

1st May 2014

ISBN

9780141357645

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