DVA Education book

M is for Mates—Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep

M is for Mates—Animals in Wartime for Ajax to Zep
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This education resource is designed for primary students and is an alphabetic book about the contribution made by animals in wartime and peace operations.

The Department of Veterans' Affairs' publication M is for Mates—Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep was shortlisted for the 2010 Children's Literature Book of the Year Awards by the Children's Book Council of Australia.

M is for Mates was also nominated for the Eve Pownall Information Book of the Year 2010—for information books suitable for children up to the age of eighteen years.

The publication was produced collaboratively with the Australian War Memorial. In March 2009, the Department sent a copy to every primary school in Australia. Additional copies can be purchased from the Australian War Memorial on (02) 6243 4578 or online at www.awm.gov.au/shop.

For further enquiries contact your state or territory commemorations officer by e-mailing commemorations@dva.gov.au or phoning 133 254.