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We are currently working away on one of our future publications DÖBERITZ which will be available soon. Delighted to announce that we have had some very strong interest in this book.

DÖBERITZ Elephant Books London

This book is a personal account by Norman S Pugh, a Royal Navy Voluntary Reserve (RNVR) seaman who served under the Hawke Battalion in the defense of Antwerp between the 6th and 9th October until captured by the advancing German army. He was officially declared a prisoner of war at Döberitz on 5th December 1914 where he remained until after armistice when he was then repatriated, arriving at Leith on 16 December 1918.


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Blackie and Blacktail

Blackie and Blacktail is now available in our shop and currently we have a promotional offer for this book at £7.50 from Elephant Books London.

Blackie and Blacktail

Blackie and Blacktail is a story of two Exmoor lambs, one black, the other white with a black tail (who narrates). The two lambs experience a range of adventures as they wander the moor: befriend a stag, escape a flood, a snowdrift, a moorland fire and a rabid dog, are stolen by rustlers, and experience dipping and shearing. They get up to mischief and make mistakes, but survive through courage, friendship and endurance. This is as much a love story as a story of growing up and friendship. It is also an education in shepherding, told from the sheep’s perspective.

You can read some customer reviews for Blackie and Blacktail:

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Elephant Books London

Elephant Books London is an independent book publisher based in the United Kingdom. Through care and attention lavished upon each title, we endeavor to produce beautiful books.

Recent titles include collected short stories – the first edition of writings by Norman Sheffield Pugh, Blackie and Blacktail – a tale of two Exmoor Lambs by Ian R Pugh, a second generation author.

There will be further publications that will be available soon such as Döberitz, Meddlers, Joyce of Mallowfield, Chronology and Collected Short Stories, by Norman Sheffield Pugh.

We also recycle a range of quality books available on our online bookshop.