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The Resource The tortoise and the soldier : based on true events, Michael Foreman

The tortoise and the soldier : based on true events, Michael Foreman

Label
The tortoise and the soldier : based on true events
Title
The tortoise and the soldier
Title remainder
based on true events
Statement of responsibility
Michael Foreman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 hearts of readers. "--
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Summary
"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 hearts of readers. "--
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2016.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Non-Fiction, 2016
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10469348
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 741.6092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
based on true events
Label
The tortoise and the soldier : based on true events, Michael Foreman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published by Templar Publishing in the United Kingdom in 2013"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
115 pages
Isbn
9781627791731
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014047282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Stock number
  • BRO-copy20151204-074
  • BRO-cust20151217-074
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn930082824
  • (OCoLC)930082824
  • 423858
Label
The tortoise and the soldier : based on true events, Michael Foreman
Publication
Note
"Originally published by Templar Publishing in the United Kingdom in 2013"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
115 pages
Isbn
9781627791731
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014047282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Stock number
  • BRO-copy20151204-074
  • BRO-cust20151217-074
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn930082824
  • (OCoLC)930082824
  • 423858

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