In October 1918, World War I had been raging in Europe for more than four years. When Major Charles Whittlesey led the US 77th Division into France’s Argonne Forest, his troops were soon surrounded and cut off from escape by German forces. Things became even more dangerous when the division came under friendly fire from US forces. The troops’ only hope was to send a carrier pigeon named Cher Ami with an urgent message to stop the attack. Read all about the brave little pigeon that carried out a dangerous mission to deliver a desperate message across a deadly battlefield. This real-life animal adventure story combined with a stunning, full-colour graphic novel format is certain to appeal to all children who love animals, adventure stories, history and/or graphic novels, even struggling and reluctant readers. The book concludes with further information about the heroic animal including real-life historic images, perfect for those readers eager to learn more. Part of the Heroic Animals series.