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0141365269
Book:The great fire dogs; Megan Rix:2016 Book The great fire dogs; Megan Rix
The great fire dogs; Megan Rix
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: JF
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Puffin, 2016
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9780141365268
Notes:
London 1666. A terrible plague has swept through the city and people live in fear of animals carrying the disease. Woofer is a loveable stray who works in the palace kitchen and Tiger Lily is the pampered pet spaniel of King Charles II. They come from very different worlds but this hasn't stopped them becoming the best of friends and looking out for each other. When Woofer finds himself in trouble he has to escape the palace grounds and Tiger Lily isn't far behind him. It's not long before a new danger emerges - a great fire is sweeping across London destroying everything in its path. Can these two brave dogs survive the blazing fire and make their way to safety?
Extent: 227 pages, illustration (black and white), map (black and white)
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0241369142
Book:Rosa and the daring dog:2019 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: This title tells the story of Rosa Parks from the perspective of a young girl and her faithful dog.
249 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0241951062
Book:The Puppy That Came for Christmas and Stayed Forever:2010 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2010
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Penguin Books
Physical or Electronic: Physical
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0141347899
Book:The bomber dog:2013 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2013
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Grey is just a puppy when he arrives at the War Dog Training school. Nathan, his trainer, is a brave young soldier. Wolf is a war dog who's seen it all. Grey and Nathan soon become inseparable. Until the day a parachute jump goes tragically wrong. As the Second World War rages, Grey faces his most important mission yet: to find his best friend. With Wolf at his side, he must journey across France and behind enemy lines. His path is fraught with danger. Can he reach Nathan before it's too late?
263 pages, map (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Having just read 'Soldier Dog' by Sam Angus and enjoyed it far more than I expected to, I thought I'
10/06/20
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0241369126
Book:Florence and the mischievous kitten:2019 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Summer 1888: In a fancy house in London, a kitten called Scamp escapes through an open window and finds himself lost in the middle of the city. Across Hyde Park, a young girl called Beth is marching with thousands of other girls to protest the working conditions in the Bryant and May match factories. When Beth stumbles across the tiny kitten she finds that he belongs to none other than Miss Florence Nightingale, who is now indebted to Beth for returning her beloved pet. So begins an unlikely friendship between the great lady, her mischievous kitten, and Beth the penniless orphan. But when Beth's sister Iris is struck down with illness in one of the poorest parts of London, can Beth, Scamp and Miss Nightingale find a way to save her before it's too late?
192 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141357649
Book:The runaways:2015 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: This is an animal adventure for 8+ readers set during World War One from classic-in-the-making and bestselling author, Megan Rix. Shanti and her calf Tara are beautiful circus elephants. Harvey is the faithful old collie who leads the show. In war they will perform their most death-defying trick yet. When the First World War seizes Europe, Cullen's Circus is forced to close. The men are sent to fight and the animals are torn apart from their keepers, and each other. But while Shanti must help on a farm, it's little Tara who faces a far worse fate. Separated too soon from her mother, Tara's life is in danger. Only old, brave Harvey can bring them back together.
231 pages, maps (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141385693
Book:Winston and the marmalade cat:2017 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Nine-year-old Harry is desperate for a pet of his own but working at the local animal rescue centre is the next best thing. One day, he's asked to take a very special birthday present to Chartwell, home of the famous Prime Minister and animal-lover Winston Churchill. During his visit, Harry learns all about Winston's past and his much-loved pets. Will Harry get to meet Winston Churchill and will he ever get a pet of his very own?
177 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141385707
Book:Emmeline and the plucky pup:2018 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Meet the leader of the Suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst, and a particularly plucky pup, during a momentous time in history! Alfie can't believe his luck when he is allowed to keep a tiny puppy he finds abandoned on the street. Rascal is cute as a button and has lots of attitude, and Emmeline Pankhurst is thrilled that her ward Alfie has a new friend. Alfie and Rascal deliver messages between the Suffragettes as they organise their 'Votes for Women' campaign. But it's sometimes dangerous work, and it's not long before Alfie and Rascal find out the true cost of the fight.
256 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141357665
Book:Echo come home:2016 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Echo is the loveable stray training to be a hearing dog. Jake is his new owner. Jake has always found life with his disability a bit of a struggle. With Echo's help, he starts to gain confidence and make friends at school. Then something terrible happens and Jake and Echo are separated. Determined to find his way back to Jake, Echo sets out on the difficult journey home. But with a long road ahead and danger all around, have Jake and Echo lost each other forever?
316 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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024136910X
Book:The paw house:2018 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Hamish's summer isn't going as planned. First, his parents left him to go on a business trip to Japan, and now he's found himself stuck in the Scottish highlands with an aunt he's never met, a grumpy girl called Izzy, and a lot of animals. He's never even stroked a dog - what on earth is he supposed to do here? Before long Hamish finds himself taking the dogs for walks, adopting a piglet, even rescuing a tiny puppy in the dead of night. But something's not right: Aunt Helen is worried about the future of the sanctuary, and with more animals in need arriving every day, something's got to be done before they lose their home forever.
218 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141342714
Book:The great escape:2012 Book
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2012
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Puffin
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Buster is a lively Jack Russell, Tiger is a feisty white and ginger tom, and Rose is a faithful collie. Robert and Lucy Edwards love their pets more than anything, but the threat of the Second World War forces them to flee to Devon - leaving their animals behind.
211 p., maps ; 20 cm (pbk)
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