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 seven 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.
Publication date: 2013-10
Number of pages: 128
Subjects: Fiction, Children's & Young Adult, Children's & Young Adult Fiction, Adventure Stories (Children's / Young Adult), General Fiction (Children's / Young Adult), Historical Fiction (Children's / Young Adult)