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The amazing tale of Ali Pasha

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On 6th May 1915, Henry Friston, a 21-year-old seaman, rejoined his battleship after ten days in Hell, otherwise known only as ‘X Beach’, Gallipoli. Henry, ferrying the wounded from the battlefield, had not slept or eaten for three days. Somehow, in the midst of the bombardments he met an unlikely companion – a tortoise.

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Become inspired by this First World War story of bravery, courage and an unlikely friendship.On 6th May 1915, Henry Friston, a 21-year-old seaman, rejoined his battleship after ten days in Hell. Hell was just 180 metres long and 7 metres wide and was otherwise known only as ‘X Beach’, Gallipoli. Henry, ferrying the wounded from the battlefield, had not eaten or slept for three days. Then, somehow, in the midst of the bombardments, he met an unlikely companion – a tortoise. This inspiring and impactful story from prolific children’s author and illustrator Michael Foreman OBE teaches young readers lessons of hope and how it can come from the most unlikely places. Retold through journal entries and through Henry’s accounts to a young reporter, Ali’s story cis brought to life by the stunning illustrations and evocative language. This is a story that will stay with generations of readers to come.

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Weight 0.29 kg
Dimensions 1.1 × 15.2 × 19.8 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

128

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.914 (edition:23)

Readership

Ages 5-12 / Code: B

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