The Afghanistan Pup – Wilson, Mark

<p>The  Afghanistan Pup</p>

Title

The Afghanistan Pup

Author

Wilson, Mark

Illustrator

Wilson, Mark

Publisher

Hachette

Published Date

2014

Annotation

Combining the story of an Afghani schoolgirl and an Australian soldier, who both love a lost pup. Issues in this picture book include the war in Afghanistan, education of girls, rebuilding war torn areas and Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. Compassion for those in need features.

Key Concepts

Cross cultural relations, Empathy, History, War

Audience

Primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACHASSK111, ACHASSK112, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141