- Anzac boys
Orphans. Exiles. ANZACs.
A powerful and moving First World War story about ANZAC soldiers and the disaster of the Gallipoli landing.
Bert and his little brother Frank are orphans. Determined to stay together, tragedy strikes when they are transported out of the country to serve as cheap labour in the British colonies and end up separated; Bert to Australia and Frank to New Zealand. Years pass. As the Great War dawns in Europe, the ANZACs send their soldiers to storm Gallipoli, but can the battlefield also serve as a reunion for the two brothers? A gripping historical tale based on a tragic episode of the First World War.
This book is dyslexia-friendly.
Suitable for: Younger children (7-12 years).
Details: Children's book (fiction), published 2015.
Format: Soft cover, 112 pages.
Dimensions: 19.8 cm (h) x 13.0 (w) x 0.8 cm (d) / 185 grams.