Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles with Project Gutenberg links. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jun 12, Michael Fitzgerald rated it liked it. Gay Neck facing fire from metal eagles and the booming of war dogs. Aug 05, Kim Dennis rated it liked it Shelves: Gay-Neck, the Story of a Pigeon is one such book. It is as necessary to them as food.
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1927 - Gay-Neck, the Story of a Pigeon
Weaving between the voice of the owner and then t While this Newbery Medal winner is not one of my favorites, it is worth the time spent reading the poetic, beautiful allegorical, lyrical language of the author. This was really 2. Finally, you realized that most of the information about pigeons is weirdly inaccurate. Plus, sensitive readers should be aware that there are some graphic descriptions throughout this book. Before it, you are one of a multitude. Often, the overly reverent Buddhist language became a bit much for me. And, the dramatic black and white graphic illustrations by Russian-born artist Boris Artzybasheff are the perfect compliment to this book.
Want to Read saving…. Both must be healed now. What does this say about you? I'm afraid I have to agree with you. The story is filled with their many adventures and deftly moves from the streets of Calcutta to the lush jungles of the Himalayas and even into war torn Europe when Gay-Neck is enlisted as a carrier pigeon during World War I. The illustrations are beautiful. As Gay Neck's owner trains him to be a carrier pigeon, they travel many miles throughout Indian jungle wherein both lives are in danger.