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3 edition of Silver donkey found in the catalog.

Silver donkey

Silver donkey

  • 247 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Penguin books in Australia .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Formathardcover
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25620806M

Books similar to The Silver Donkey The Silver Donkey. by Sonya Hartnett. avg. rating Ratings. From extraordinary novelist Sonya Hartnett comes a gently told fable of a lost soldier, heroic children, and a steadfast donkey. Get this from a library! Silver donkey. [Sonya Hartnett; Don T Powers] -- One bright morning in France, a little girl named Coco and her older sister, Marcelle, discover a soldier in the woods. The Great War is raging, and the man is a deserter, blinded in battle, trying.

In this heartwarming story, two young girls listen to stories all inspired by a tiny, silver donkey. The Great War, World War I, was a horrific event. But this story of two girls enchanted by the fanciful stories told by a soldier they meet in the woods of France puts a human face on this historic event. Coco, the younger sister, is also captivated by his talisman—a tiny silver donkey. Thrilled to have such a tremendous secret, the girls smuggle the young man food. In gratitude, he tells them stories, tales of wise, gentle donkeys that also touch on the cruelty of persecution and the tragedy of war.

Over time, the sisters learn the truth behind the silver donkey and what it means to him. Hartnett displays stylistic skill in the simplicity of her prose and the depth of experience it conveys. The soldier's recollection of battlefield horror is poignantly juxtaposed with the safe quiet of the woodland.3/5(1). Get this from a library! The silver donkey. [Sonya Hartnett; Laura Forbes Carlin] -- 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.


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Published by Candlewick Press, Inc., Cambridge, MA."THE SILVER DONKEY is a testament to bravery, loyalty, and sacrifice. The collection of intriguing tales provides a gentle but unflinching look at the horrors of war as well as the power of Cited by: 1. The Silver Donkey by Sonya Hartnett with illustrations by Don Powers is juvenile historical fiction about two young girls who befriend a soldier they come across in the woods near their home.

He is blind and needs to get home to his sick brother. This is a wonderful book /5. The Silver Donkey starts off with two young sisters named Coco and Marcelle who discover a soldier Silver donkey book the woods. They befriend him and discover that he is blind and has left the war behind in an attempt to return home and get back to his ailing brother/5(28).

The Silver Donkey () by Sonya Hartnett Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store The Silver Donkey. By Don Powers, Sonya Silver donkey book.

Grades. Genre. Fiction. A blind English soldier escaping from the horrors of World War I is discovered hiding in the woods by two French sisters, Coco and Marcelle. Marcelle. As they try to. One bright spring morning in the woods of France, a soldier, blinded by the war, is found by a little girl named Coco, and her older sister Marcelle.

In return for their kindness, the soldier tells /5(8). Description of the book "The Silver Donkey": From extraordinary novelist Sonya Hartnett comes a gently told fable of a lost soldier, heroic children, and a steadfast donkey. The Silver Donkey by Sonya Hartnett Book Resume: One bright spring morning in the woods of France, a soldier, blinded by the war, is found by a little girl named Coco, and her older sister Marcelle.

The Silver Donkey by Sonya Hartnett 1, ratings, average rating, reviews The Silver Donkey Quotes Showing of 1 “They thought back on the tales that the soldier had told.

Walker, - Children's stories - pages 8 Reviews "One morning in the woods of France, a blinded soldier is found by two sisters, Coco and Marcelle. In return for their kindness, the soldier /5(8). stories, each about a donkey. His good luck charm, given to him by his brother to keep him safe, is a charming silver donkey, and this object inspires the beautiful and poetic stories: the Bethlehem story, Simpson and his donkey, a parable set in India, and the story of the silver donkey’s origin in his life.

She has won many awards, including the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award for THE SILVER DONKEY. Sonya Hartnett lives in Australia. Don Powers is a fine artist who specializes in portraits and landscapes. THE SILVER DONKEY is his first book /5(8). They are fascinated by what he holds in his hand — a tiny silver donkey.

As the girls and their brother devise a plan for the soldier's safe passage home, he repays them by telling four wondrous tales about the humble donkey — from the legend of Bethlehem to a myth of India, from a story of rescue in war to a tale of family close to the soldier's heart. The main character is a blind soldier that wants to get back home to his sick brother.

He is lost in the forest and two children come and give him food so he doesn't starve to death. The soldier. The Silver Donkey by Hartnett, Sonya and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Silver Donkey - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Sign On My. Published by Candlewick Press, Inc., Cambridge, MA."THE SILVER DONKEY is a testament to bravery, loyalty, and sacrifice.

The collection of intriguing tales provides a gentle but unflinching look at the horrors of war as well as the power of innocence. " — Jimmy Carter — Jimmy Carter. The Silver Donkey, a tale of a young English soldier who fled the chaos of the first world war to be founded by two French sister, Marcelle and Coco.

Lieutenant Shepard is temporarily blind and has walked away from the war as he found it too hard to bear. In France during World War I, four French children learn about honesty, loyalty, and courage from an English army deserter who tells them a series of stories related to his small, silver donkey charm Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning Children's Books Council of Australia, Book of the Year: Younger Readers,   The Silver Donkey.

by Sonya Hartnett, illustrated by Laura Carlin. pp, Walker Books, £ I showed my copy of Sonya Hartnett's new gem to. THE SILVER DONKEY is his first book for children. He lives in Thomasville, Georgia.

Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 22 customer ratings. 5 star 64% 4 star 18% 3 star 11% 2 star 7% 1 star 0% (0% Reviews:. Why don’t the images in The Silver Donkey lead the reader to develop a deeper multimodal reading?

(ACELY) (ACELY) (ENA) Apart from one scene where the soldier is listening to Ernie’s last request on the battlefield, the illustrator has been careful to only depict ‘safe’, non-confrontational scenes.The Silver Donkey starts off with two young sisters named Coco and Marcelle who discover a soldier in the woods.

They befriend him and discover that he is blind and has left the war behind in an attempt to return home and get back to his ailing brother."The Silver Donkey" follows two girls, Marcelle, 10, and Coco, 8. They find a blind English soldier while they are outside playing.

The soldier gives the girls his good luck charm, a silver donkey. They treat the soldier with food, water, but he asks for one more favor.