The Silver Donkey

by HARTNETT, Sonya

Australian: Yes
Published: 2004 by Penguin Books
Level: Middle Years (6-9)

Historical

A group of French children find and shelter a wounded soldier in the woods at the end of the war. While there he tells them four stories all involving donkeys. This fable reflects the values of trust and peace, in telling the story of Simpson and his donkey and the story of the donkey carrying Mary to Bethlehem.

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