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Gay-Neck

Dhan Gopal Mukerji

Gay-Neck

the story of a pigeon

by Dhan Gopal Mukerji

  • 394 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pigeons -- Juvenile fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dhan Gopal Mukerji ; illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
    ContributionsArtzybasheff, Boris, 1899-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, [1], 197 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17946596M

      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 battlefieldPages: GAY-NECK The Story of a Pigeon by Mukerji, Dhan Gopal () and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Excerpts from Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon [Illustrations by: Boris Artzybasheff] At that, the father flew away. That worried me, for I was anxious for the egg to hatch, and was feeling suspicious about its doing it at all. With increased interest and anxiety I watched the pigeon-hole. An hour passed. Nothing : Dhan Gopal Mukerji.   Book Overview 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 Newbery Medal.5/5(4).

    Gay-Neck, an especially talented pigeon, is the pride of his owner, a young Indian boy from Calcutta. The bird spends a summer in the Himalayan mountains, honing his skills, and eventually proves to be a hero transporting secret messages during the final days of the World War I. Gay-Neck made everlasting literary history when it won the Newbery Medal, making it the first .   Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji If you're interested in carrier pigeons, or pet birds, or India, or birds used in war, this Newbery award book from might just fit the bill. Yes, it's somewhat dated in style and content.


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Originally published inDhan Gopal Mukerji's Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon was awarded the Newbery Medal inthe seventh book to be so honored. As the sub-title suggests, it is the story of a pigeon, his early experiences in India, where he was hatched and trained, his service as a carrier-pigeon on the battle fields of World War I, and his eventual /5.

Gay Neck: The Story of a Pigeon Hardcover – J by Dhan Gopal Mukerji (Author)Cited by: Gay Neck is an oldie but a also a Gay-Neck book book. I bought it very second hand and it cleaned up nicely. Read more.

One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United States. Recommended popular audiobooks. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of /5(21).

About Gay Neck 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 Newbery Medal. Gay Neck: The Story of a Pigeon book. 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 Newbery : Dhan Gopal Mukerji. Originally published inDhan Gopal Mukerji's Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon was awarded the Newbery Medal inthe seventh book to be so honored.3/5(7).

Gay-Neck the story of a pigeon First Edition by Dhan Gopal Mukerji. 4 Want to read; Published by E. Dutton & Co. in New York. Written in EnglishPages: Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon is an adventure tale that indirectly urges the reader to confront the destruction of war, the sources of human and animal suffering, and the dangers of commercialism.

These issues surface naturally through the interaction of the characters. Anyway, Gay-Neck was an interesting book, quite different from what I expected from "The Story of a Pigeon." There was information about pigeons' lives, but I also learned about India in the early 's, and even a bit about World War I.

The Hardcover of the Gay Neck: The Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, Boris Artzybasheff | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience/5(10). - Buy Gay Neck: The Story of a Pigeon book online at best prices in India on Read Gay Neck: The Story of a Pigeon book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(11).

About the Book Gay-Neck is the heart-warming and sometimes almost heartbreaking story of the training and care of a carrier pigeon. Get this from a library. Gay-Neck: the story of a pigeon.

[Dhan Gopal Mukerji; Boris Artzybasheff] -- 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.

Gay-Neck has a few close calls with birds of prey throughout the book, and his narrow escapes are thrillingly told. The humans too have a few exciting encounters with jungle predators, including a rogue elephant and a murderous water buffalo.

If the hero of the present book repeats his escapes from attacks by hawks, it is because that is the sort of mishap that becomes chronic in the case of pigeons. Gay-Neck, The Story of a. By page Gay-Neck is indeed gone off to war!.

Again the story switches to Gay-Neck's point of view for about fifteen pages and then ten pages later for five more pages. The war stories are more noisy than gory, although Gay-Neck's bird buddy does die the narration is so lofty and wordy it could get lost in the poetry. Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon Summary.

Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon is an adventure tale that indirectly urges the reader to confront the destruction of war, the sources of human and animal suffering, and the dangers of commercialism. These issues surface naturally through the interaction of the characters. Book Wizard; Gay-Neck The Story of a Pigeon.

By Boris Artzybasheff, Dhan Gopal Mukerji. Grades. Genre. Fiction. The story of the training of a carrier pigeon and its service during the First World War reveals the bird's courageous and spirited adventures over the housetops of an Indian village, in the Himalayan Mountains, and on the French.

The boy has many adventures with Gay-Neck by his side. When Gay-Neck is horribly frightened, Gay-Neck must learn to overcome his fear, as does the boy and as do we. Gay-Neck is a brave, loyal bird. Gay-Neck provides so much information about various kinds of birds that I sometimes felt I was reading a nonfiction book for children.

And yet, it. GAY-NECK The Story of a Pigeon Synopsis During World War I carrier pigeons were used for communication between troops and their leaders. This story is told from two points of view. One point of view is a carrier pigeon’s that is carrying messages between troops.

A boy gives the other point of view. The reader is exposed to both. Step back to medieval England and meet 22 villagers, illustrated in pen and ink, inspired by the Munich-Nuremberg manuscript, an illuminated poem from thirteenth-century Germany. A boy tries to overcome his fear of the sea in this treasured classic and winner of the Newbery Medal.Gay-Neck, the story of a pigeon.

[Dhan Gopal Mukerji] -- 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 Your Web browser is .Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff This is a book I’ve had sitting on my shelf for years and just never got around to reading.

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