The Silver Donkey A Novel for Children
Penguin Books Australia
A gentle, haunting story set in France during World War 1. Two sisters discover a temporarily blinded English soldier, who has deserted his group. He tells them three stories based on his keepsake, a small silver donkey. Each story alternately features endurance, stoicism and other qualities needed in times of war. Traits of humanity and courage during war underlie this tale.
History, Kindness, Resilience, War
English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141