About this product
- DescriptionAs a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy. But when World War I begins, it launches the world, and Henry, into turmoil. While facing enemy fire at Gallipoli, Henry discovers the strength he needs to survive in an unexpected source: a tortoise. And so begins the friendship of a lifetime. Based on true events, and with charming illustrations, this story of war, courage, and friendship will win the hearts of readers.
- Author BiographyMichael Foreman is the author and illustrator of many best-selling books for children, including War Boy and War Game. He first met Henry Friston and Ali Pasha as a young boy growing up in England, where he still makes his home today.
- Author(s)Michael Foreman
- PublisherHenry Holt & Company
- Date of Publication24/11/2015
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHenry Holt & Company
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight499 g
- Width178 mm
- Height231 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Illustrator(s)Michael Foreman
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards,With dust jacket
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