April 13, 2017 UK publication date
Take a look at the remarkable roles animals undertake every day to help humans and other animals. With rhythmic poetry mixed with historical fun facts, these stories tell the tales of animals that performed heroic acts, rescued people, saved lives, prevented disasters, and more. From a dog named Delta who saved her owner's life three times before Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD to LuLu the potbellied pig who called for help when her human got sick, these stories will resonate with readers and animal lovers of all ages. Discover why General George Washington returned a little dog to the British and probably saved thousands of lives. Meet Jackie the Baboon, a WWI soldier who comforted wounded soldiers and collected money for the Red Cross.