The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I

The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War IAs 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 …

The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I by Michael Foreman (2015-11-24)

The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I by Michael Foreman (2015-11-24)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 …

The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I by Michael Foreman (2015-11-24)

The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I by Michael Foreman (2015-11-24)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 …