The Tortoise and the Soldier

A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I
Product Number: EB00607577
Released: Nov 24, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781627791748
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As 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(s): Michael Foreman
Original Publish Date: Nov 24, 2015

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