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Win a Sgt. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero Prize Pack

As documented in history books but largely forgotten today, the heartwarming CG-animated feature Sgt. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero from Fun Academy Studios, based on the incredible true story of the unbreakable bond between a young Soldier and a stray dog, is coming to theatres across the U.S. on April 13!  See the new trailer here:  https://vimeo.com/257724723

For his valorous feats, Stubby is still recognized today as the first dog promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the U.S. Army, and the most decorated dog in American history, and shows the world that the greatest heroes can come from the unlikeliest of places!  Beyond his military exploits, Stubby’s status as an adopted stray has resulted in nearly a century of recognition by animal rescues and welfare organizations shining a light on the human-animal bond and the amazing things adopted animals can do when given a chance in life.

Opening April 13 on approximately 3,000 screens across the U.S. and Canada and coinciding with the year-long 100th commemoration of the United States’ role in the “War to End All Wars, Sgt. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero tells the story of Army “doughboy” Robert Conroy (Logan Lerman) whose life is forever changed when a little stray dog with a stubby tail wanders into a training camp in New Haven, Conn.  Conroy gives his new friend a meal, a name, a family and the chance to embark on an adventure that would define a century.

Narrated by Robert’s sister Margaret (Helena Bonham Carter), Stubby and his new best friend quickly find themselves in the trenches of France. Befriended by French poilu Soldier Gaston Baptiste (Gérard Dépardieu), Stubby accompanies the duo along their epic journey through harsh conditions and incredible acts of courage.

Sgt. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero was directed by award-winning documentarian Richard Lanni in his feature film debut and stars Logan Lerman (Fury, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Percy Jackson & The Olympians), Helena Bonham Carter (the upcoming Ocean’s 8, the Harry Potter films, The King’s Speech,Sweeney Todd) and Gérard Depardieu (Life of PiCyrano De Bergerac, The Man in the Iron Mask, Green Card).

Genre:  Animated, Family, Adventure, History.  Running Time:  90 Minutes.  MPAA Rating:  PG.

And don’t forget to check out the book Stubby the Dog Soldier: World War I Hero from Capstone for readers ages 5-7 by Blake Hoena and Illustrated by Oliver Hurst – a 2015 Notable Social Studies Trades Book for Young People selection from the National Council for the Social Studies & the Children’s Book Council.

Check out the fun FREE ACTIVITY PACK at www.StubbyMovie.com for more fun facts about Stubby plus some exciting activities, including making your own origami Stubby, a maze, coloring sheets and more!

This sounds like a great feel good story for the entire family! I can not wait to take the kids and see it for ourselves!

Giveaway

Sgt. Stubby prize pack

I have a cute prize pack for one lucky Canadian reader containing an adorable free Stubby plush (value $25); a Stubby Kuzi (value $6); Stubby drawstring bag (value $15); and a copy of the hardcover book Stubby the Dog Soldier: World War I Hero from Capstone for ages 5-7 (value $19). A value of over $65 CAD! Fill out the form below to enter for your chance. Good luck!

Sgt. Stubby Prize Pack

I received the above mentioned product in exchange for promotion.

Comments

  1. Sunshine H says:

    My daughter loves dogs right now so it would be a great prize pack to win for her.

  2. Tainan Lu says:

    The book Stubby the Dog Soldier: World War I Hero is good. I would love to win it for my nephew.

  3. Janet Meisner says:

    My granddaughter would enjoy learning about Stubby.

  4. Rosanne Robinson says:

    I would like to win this super cute prize for my grandson because he loves to read and collects stuffed dogs.

  5. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I’d love to win this for my grandchildren and I’m hoping I’d be allowed to watch too.

  6. sarah alexis says:

    I would love to win this for my son! He loves dogs 🙂

  7. ivy pluchinsky says:

    I would love to win this for my niece

  8. I would love to win this for my granddaughter. She loves dogs and I know that her and her younger brother would love the movie. 😀

  9. tammy ta says:

    I WOULD LIKE TO WIN THIS FOR THE LITTLE ONES I BABYSIT TO ENJOY

  10. I’d love to win this for my friend’s little boy. He loves dogs, and I’m sure he’ll take to this movie.

  11. wendy hutton says:

    I would love to win this for a great niece who adores puppies

  12. I feel like this would be a great story to share with my kids. 🙂 thanks!

  13. Silvia D says:

    love to win to read to the grandkids! They would love it! An adorable prize pack!

  14. My daughers would love this

  15. Hether Swanson says:

    my friend’s little boy Dallas would love this

  16. Elizabeth Robinson says:

    I would love to win this to give it to my grandson.

  17. bill norris says:

    My niece would love this if i won it for her.

  18. Lynda Cook says:

    This would be a great way to show and tell the grandkids about sgt. stubby

  19. Israel Y says:

    love to win this for my 2 little kids, they would enjoy it

  20. Robyn Bellefleur says:

    I would love to win this for my little niece.

  21. I would like to win this for my nephew

  22. Sab Edwards says:

    I think both Emily and Dylan would love to read the book and play with the dog

  23. My granddaughter loves all animals and would love this prize.

  24. Jeannie Lam says:

    I would love to win this prize because sgt. stubby is adorable and I think my kids would love him!

  25. Dianne G. says:

    I would love to win this for one of my granddaughters. She would love the stuffed dog to add to her pet collection and she would probably read the book to him.

  26. I would like to win this prize for my grandson he loves book and Dogs!

  27. Karin Dollery says:

    I would like to win these for my granddaughters. We all love story time and love new books.

  28. Florence Cochrane says:

    I would love to win for my little nephew. He loves dogs and books.

  29. Shirley Shepherd says:

    I would like to win this prize for my son because he loves to read and he would love the adorable Stubby plush.

  30. I would like to win because this story looks adorable and amazing.

  31. Heidi c. says:

    My boys are both seven and they both love to read, are fond of dogs and are interested in military history. So, this would be the perfect prize pack for them.

  32. Tara Gauthier says:

    I would love to win this as my daughter not only loves to read but has been asking about the world wars so this would be a great gift for her.

  33. I would love to win this for my nephew

  34. Allie Futterer says:

    Because my niece would adore it!

  35. I would like to win this for my daughter so she could learn more of the story behind Stubby.

  36. Doris Humber says:

    I would love to win this for my niece.

  37. A great prize for my nephews.

  38. KellyPC says:

    My nephew would love it!

  39. I would like to win so I can give this to my kids!

  40. Shakeia Rieux says:

    I would love to win this for my niece so she can read about a hero

  41. Nicole Jubleew says:

    We have extended family in the military so we are always looking for ways to help our family understand .

  42. Jennifer P. says:

    I would love to win because my girls would love this prize pack. Sounds like a great story I’d love to share with them.

  43. I would love to get this for my son who loves dogs.

  44. My grandson would love this. He is becoming more aware of characters and animals.

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