The Duck in the Gun

The Duck in the Gun

Book - 2009
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This begins with the general and his men about to fire on a town they are at war with. But the Gunnar has bad news for the General they can't load the gun as there is a duck nesting inside it. Determined to not let a single duck stop an army, the General visits the Prime Minister of the town he is preparing to fight. He asks the Prime Minster if he can borrow a gun. The general asks the Prime Minister for a loan, but he instead offers to pay the men if they will do some work around the town. Which they do, spending the time during the truce painting the buildings and so on. When the ducks eggs eventually hatch, the war can begin again! But no one is happy - how can they destroy the town they have repaired - and they're also rather fond of the town's people as well. So they suspend the war indefinitely, and the general marries the prime minister's daughter.
Publisher: Newtown, N.S.W. : Walker Books Australia, 2009.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 9781921150838
Branch Call Number: J PIC
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Belton, Robyn


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