From Hannibal’s elephants to World War One carrier pigeons and parachuting dogs in World War Two, children can discover how extraordinary animals have shaped the course of conflicts across the centuries. Inspiring tales of the often heroic roles animals have played in modern and ancient wars. The Usborne Reading Programme has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University. Young Reading Series 3 is designed to provide more complex stories for confident readers. Published in association with the Imperial War Museum.