The Amazing Tale of Ali Pasha-9781800785304

The Amazing Tale of Ali Pasha

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Author: Foreman, Michael

Historical fiction (Children's/YA)

Published on 28 September 2023 by TEMPLAR PUBLISHING in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 128 pages
152 x 198 x 14 | 292g

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.