An international friendship forged in the midst of war.
Centenary coming up in 2018.
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.