Gay Neck: The Story Of A Pigeon

by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
Illustrator Boris Artzybasheff

Penguin Young Readers Group | July 15, 1968 | Hardcover

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Writing out of his own experience as a boy in India, Dhan Gopal Mukerji tells how Gay Neck''s master sent his prized pigeon to serve in Word War I, and of how, because of his exceptional training and his brave heart, Gay Neck served his new masters heroically. Winner of the 1928 Newbery Medal.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 192 pages, 8.25 × 5.63 × 0.75 in

Published: July 15, 1968

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0525304002

ISBN - 13: 9780525304005

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Gay Neck: The Story Of A Pigeon

by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
Illustrator Boris Artzybasheff

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 192 pages, 8.25 × 5.63 × 0.75 in

Published: July 15, 1968

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0525304002

ISBN - 13: 9780525304005

About the Book

The story of the training of a carrier pigeon and its service during the First World War, revealing the bird's courageous and spirited adventures over the housetops of an Indian village, in the Himalayan Mountains, and on the French battlefield.

From the Publisher

Writing out of his own experience as a boy in India, Dhan Gopal Mukerji tells how Gay Neck''s master sent his prized pigeon to serve in Word War I, and of how, because of his exceptional training and his brave heart, Gay Neck served his new masters heroically. Winner of the 1928 Newbery Medal.

About the Author

Dhan Gopal Mukerji was born in India in 1890 and came to America when he was 19. He spent the rest of his life writing and lecturing.

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17