The Resource The silver donkey, Sonya Hartnett ; illustrations by Anne Spudvilas

The silver donkey, Sonya Hartnett ; illustrations by Anne Spudvilas

Label
The silver donkey
Title
The silver donkey
Statement of responsibility
Sonya Hartnett ; illustrations by Anne Spudvilas
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A stunning fable-like classic children's novel set in France in WWI from this multi-award- winning author. Marcelle and Coco find the temporarily blind English soldier sheltering in the woods above their house. Ages 6+
Summary
One morning in the woods of France, a blinded soldier is found by two sisters, Coco and Marcelle. The soldier tells the sisters tales connected to the keepsake he carries in his pocket: a silver donkey. As the days pass, the sisters learn the truth behind the silver donkey and what the precious object means: honesty, loyalty and courage
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Canberra’s Own Outstanding List (COOL), Fiction for Years 7-9, 2007.
  • Children's Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers (Children's Book Council of Australia), 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
137816
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hartnett, Sonya
Dewey number
A823.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Spudvilas, Anne
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel for children
Label
The silver donkey, Sonya Hartnett ; illustrations by Anne Spudvilas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published by Penguin Books Australia in 2004
  • "Winner of the CBC Book of the Year Award: Younger Readers"--Cover
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9780143301578
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143301578
  • (OCoLC)181066617
Label
The silver donkey, Sonya Hartnett ; illustrations by Anne Spudvilas
Publication
Note
  • First published by Penguin Books Australia in 2004
  • "Winner of the CBC Book of the Year Award: Younger Readers"--Cover
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9780143301578
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143301578
  • (OCoLC)181066617

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