A Tale of Two Diggers
by GILLAM, John & FLETCHER, Yvonne
Published: 2016 by Legans & Lessons
Level: Early Years (R-2)
nInspired by the stories of 'Digger' mascot of the 1st Division A.I.F. and his handler Sgt. James Martin. nn 100 Years of ANZAC. The spirit lives 2014-2018 (cover) n n n Summary: Digger, was a mischievous pup who ran away from home seeking adventure. He became the soldier mascot of the 1st Division, Australian Imperial Forces. During World War One Digger found adventure, was wounded and befriended by Sgt Martin. The two returned to Australia where more adventures awaited them. This children's book, leads the reader to understand the indicators and impact that untreated Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has on its sufferers through the service and ongoing sacrifice of Digger and his mate Sgt James Martin.