- Light Horse boy
Light Horse boy
In 1914 Jim and Charlie abandon the Australian outback for the excitement and adventure of the war to end all wars. But in the Light Horse they quickly discover the brutal realities of life on the frontline. And nothing will ever be the same again.
Featuring stunning charcoal sketches by Brian Simmonds alongside primary source documents and historical photos, Light Horse Boy goes behind the scenes of the great Anzac legends for an intimate look at their experience of the First World War.
Part of the Light series - 2.
Shortlisted - Young Readers category, 2014 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards.
Suitable for: Younger children (7-12 years).
Details: Children's book (fiction), published 2014.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations, 120 pages.
Dimensions: 22.7 cm (h) x 18.1 cm (w) x 1.6 cm (d) / 557 grams.