Gay Neck (Hardcover)

The Story of a Pigeon

By Dhan Gopal Mukerji, Boris Artzybasheff (Illustrator)

Dutton Books for Young Readers, 9780525304005, 192pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 1968

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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 1928 Newbery Medal.

About the Author

Dhan Gopal Mukerji was born in India in 1890 and came to America when he was 19. He spent the rest of his life writing and lecturing.