Author(s): Vicki Bennett; John Flitcroft (Illustrator)
This is a true story crafted into this brilliant childrens book. After World War I, a little boy called George, who lived in Victoria, Australia, decided to work hard and raise two pennies to help build a school in Villers-Bretonneux, France. This town had been flattened by war and the school destroyed. This is a powerful and poignant story about a little boy who, with courage, hope and perseverance, helped to build this school across the oceans. A bond was forged between George and Villers-Bretonneux that was never broken.