My Friend Tertius
Published: 2017 by Allen & Unwin
Level: Primary Years (3-5)
Based on true events, this is the story of a wonderful friendship between an English intelligence officer and a gibbon. Arthur Cooper was working in Hong Kong before the war when he came across a gibbon in a market. Naming him Tertius he made him part of his life. Tertius accompanied Arthur to Singapore and eventually to Australia where life became a bit challenging for the pair.