Sergeant Billy

Sergeant Billy

The True Story of the Goat Who Went to War

Book - 2019
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"A delightful tale inspired by the true story of a brave goat war hero. Perfect for fans of Finding Winnie and Rescue and Jessica. During World War I, a goat named Billy was adopted by a platoon of soldiers and made his way across the ocean to be part of the war effort. Billy ... * Trained with the soldiers; Was smuggled across the ocean * Got snuck into the frontlines in a box of oranges; Ate some secret documents and was arrested for treason; Got trench foot; Head-butted soldiers into a trench and saved them from a shell; Came back home a decorated war hero This charming true story follows Sergeant Billy from his small prairie town to the trenches of World War I and back, through harrowing moments, sad moments, moments of camaraderie and moments of celebration. This unforgettable goat and the platoon that loved him will capture your heart!"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Toronto ;, New York :, Tundra Books,, [2019]
ISBN: 9780735264427
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Reich, Kass - Illustrator


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