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War Dogs

By Kathryn Selbert

Winston Churchill, the prime minister of England during World War II, was one of the greatest wartime leaders of the modern era. While he is often likened to the English bulldog due to his tenacious personality and even his physical resemblance to the breed, Mr. Churchill was actually a devoted poodle owner and held quite an affinity for his miniature poodle, Rufus, who withstood the trials of World War II by his owner’s side.

Readers follow Rufus and Winston’s friendship through major events in World War II—from the bombings of London and the invasion of Normandy to post-war reconstruction. Secondary text includes quotes from Churchill himself—taken from his rousing speeches to the people of England and to the world. Backmatter includes a timeline of World War II, an author’s note about Churchill’s pets, as well as a short biography, quote sources, and a list of recommended resources for further study.

In her debut picture book, Kathryn Selbert has created a unique look at a significant historical figure and period in world history.

Format

Book

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ISBN

9781580894142


Format: Book
Author: Selbert, Kathryn
Summary: Shares the story of Winston Churchill's bond with his miniature poodle throughout World War II and beyond, providing quotes and depictions of the prime minister and his companion attending major campaigns and reconstruction efforts.
Title: War dogs / Kathryn Selbert.
Publisher Date: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, c2013.
Subject: Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Juvenile literature. World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature. Dogs -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature. Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952 -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 9781580894142 1580894143
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 7
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: CB Churchill
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Bib Id: 438049

Format: Book
Author: Selbert, Kathryn.
Summary: Shares the story of Winston Churchill's bond with his miniature poodle throughout World War II and beyond, providing quotes and depictions of the prime minister and his companion attending major campaigns and reconstruction efforts.
Title: War dogs / Kathryn Selbert.
Publisher, Date: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, c2013.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 x 28 cm.
Subjects: Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Dogs -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952 -- Juvenile literature.
Other Title: Subtitle on cover:
Other Title: Churchill & Rufus
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
LCCN: 2012000794
ISBN: 9781580894142
ISBN: 1580894143
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: CB Churchill