Harley McNamara has bred Lofty to be a champion racing pigeon. Now the army needs strong messenger pigeons to help win the war, and Harley's dreams are shattered when Lofty is taken from him. Will Lofty ever come home? This is a beautifully illustrated children's book about the role of the messenger pigeon during the Second World War. Soft cover, full colour illustrations, 31 pages.