Bunny is a horse with long ears, a big heart and lots of courage. Through the darkest days of World War I Bunny suffers through war with two brothers, one of which will give his lose his life in the war to end all wars. For man and horse the war-torn world of Europe now pockmarked with crevices, mud and barbed wire is no place for anyone to be. But soldier on they do.
Based on a true story young readers will find this picture book well worth a read. With well-done illustration and a lovable horse to follow through the story with youngsters will be presented with some of the harsh realities of war without going too deep into a very tragic event. World War I is presented in a way that the subject matter is not too heavy and easily digested. Quite possible Bunny the Brave War Horse will leave children wanting to know more about this sad period.
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