Like many of his mates from the bush, Frank Ballantyne is keen to join the grand adventure and do his bit.

Specially as a chestfull of medals might impress the currently unimpressed parents of his childhood sweetheart. So Frank ups his age and volunteers with his horse, Daisy...and his dad. In the deserts of Egypt and Palestine he experiences all the adventure he ever wanted, and a few things he wasn't expecting. Heartbreak, love, and the chance to make the most important choice of his life.

From Gallipoli to the famous charge at Beersheba, through to the end of the war and its unforgettable aftermath, Frank's story grows out of some key moments in Australia's history.

They were loyal creatures, the men and horses of the Australian Light Horse, but war doesn't always pay heed to loyalty. This is the powerful story of a young man's journey towards his own kind of bravery.

Genre: Children's Fiction

Praise for this book

"One of the very best novels I have read." - Michael Morpurgo


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August 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Loyal Creatures
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ISBN: 0-14-135500-X / 978-0-14-135500-9 (UK edition)
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March 2015 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Loyal Creatures
Author(s): Morris Gleitzman
ISBN: 1-4862-6352-6 / 978-1-4862-6352-3 (Australia edition)
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March 2015 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Loyal Creatures
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ISBN: 1-4862-6354-2 / 978-1-4862-6354-7 (Australia edition)
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March 2015 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Loyal Creatures
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June 2014 : USA Audio edition
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June 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Loyal Creatures
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June 2014 : UK Audio edition
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May 2014 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Loyal Creatures
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ISBN: 1-4862-1831-8 / 978-1-4862-1831-8 (Australia edition)
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May 2014 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Loyal Creatures
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ISBN: 1-4862-1832-6 / 978-1-4862-1832-5 (Australia edition)
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May 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Loyal Creatures
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May 2014 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Loyal Creatures
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