An international friendship forged in the midst of war.
Illustrated by Sonia Kretschmar
Published by Walker Books Australia, 2012
Henri lives in the French village of Villers-Bretonneux. Billy lives in Melbourne, Australia. These two boys, who live thousands of miles away from each other, share one story that unites Villers-Bretonneux and Melbourne in history. A moving and inspiring story of World War One.
Available in good bookstores or online.
You can learn more about the town of Villers-Bretonneux and the school in this video:
Do Not Forget Australia is an important book for all Australians. It is one that should be on all school, home and public library shelves.
Here I am visiting the school which inspired the story.