In the middle of the night, in the middle of winter, in the middle of a war, a puppy was born. Freda was the loyal, good-luck mascot for a brave young soldier named Sam. As he battled explosions on the Western Front, Sam dreamed of the day they would return home.
Originally published under title: The Anzac puppy.
"Inspired by true events"--Back cover.
"First published in New Zealand by Scholastic New Zealand Limited in 2014"--Page 32.