Mike Unwin

Tales of Amazing Animal Heroes
  • Tales of Amazing Animal Heroes

  • With an introduction from Michael Morpurgo

    The boy untied the sack and, to everyone's amazement, out tumbled a little furry bear cub...

    Have you ever heard of mountain-climbing elephants?
    Could a brave dog make a parachute jump?

    Featuring over thirty true tales of incredible animal heroes, uncover the stories of:

    Heroic bears
    Drone-catching eagles
    Diving dolphins
    Sassy cats
    And much, MUCH more!

    This book brings you the heart-wrenching real stories of the animals who traversed treacherous paths, made daring rescues and went above and beyond to save human lives.

    When caught in human conflicts, these animals have all shown bravery, friendship, or brought comfort. Journey throughout history from Hannibal's elephants, to a guide dog in the Twin Towers - and uncover 34 amazing animal stories.

Mike Unwin is an award-winning travel journalist and storyteller. Author of more than 30 books for children and adults, he is also a regular contributor to BBC Wildlife, Independent, The Telegraph.