The Resource The dog with seven names, Dianne Wolfer

The dog with seven names, Dianne Wolfer

Label
The dog with seven names
Title
The dog with seven names
Statement of responsibility
Dianne Wolfer
Title variation
Dog with 7 names
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tiny dog, the runt of the litter, is born on a remote cattle station. She shouldn't have survived, but when Elsie finds, names and loves her, the pup becomes a cherished companion. Life is perfect ... until War arrives. With Japanese air raids moving closer, Elsie's family leaves the Pilbara for the south and safety. But the small dog has to stay behind. After travelling far from home with drovers and a flying doctor, she becomes a hospital dog and experiences the impact of war on north-western Australia. She witnesses wonderful and terrible things and gives courage to many different humans. But through all her adventures and many names, the little dog remembers Elsie, who girl who loved her best of all. Will she ever find her again?
Summary
A tiny dog, the runt of the litter, is born on a remote cattle station. She shouldn't have survived, but when Elsie finds her - and names her Princess - she becomes a beloved pet. Life is perfect until the War comes. With the Japanese air raids coming closer, Elsie's family leaves the Pilbara for the south and safety. But the small dog has to stay behind. After travelling far from home she becomes a hospital dog and sees war come to Western Australia. She is now called Flynn and witnesses wonderful and terrible things and looks after lots of different humans. But through all her adventures and many names, the little dog remembers Elsie, who loved her best of all. Will she ever find her again?
Theme
Tone
Award
Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10680141
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolfer, Dianne
Dewey number
A823.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Friendship
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Dogs
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The dog with seven names, Dianne Wolfer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9780143787457
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The dog with seven names, Dianne Wolfer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9780143787457
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
Specific material designation
regular print

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